Re: access to local Xserver?
Another hack to do this that is less insecure is (assuming you're logged in
as "somebody" and running X):
root@yourbox:/home/somebody# cp ~somebody/.Xauthority ~
On Saturday 15 September 2001 06:54 pm, Jason Boxman wrote:
> On Saturday 15 September 2001 03:59 am, Egon Willighagen wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > first of all i want to congratulate the packagers for their
> > great effort in packaging KDE2.2!
> > I do have a problem though... when I 'su' as a regular user
> > i do not have access to the local Xserver to run X-programs.
> > This worked before i upgraded to KDE2.2. I'm sure it is just
> > a setting somewhere, but i really do not know where to look...
> I have the ultra insecure "xhost + &" in my .xsession file. Root can
> access the X server fine.
> I do have notcp for X though.
> > Additionally, i would like to run software on a server at our
> > university and view to output on my screen... this, ofcourse,
> > does not work as well...
> > Can anyone help me out?
> > regards,
> > Egon