Re: Multiple users (perhaps OT)
If you both share the same ~/.Xauthority file, then it should be fine.
or you can merge your xauthority files - give each other read access and
xauth merge ~user1/.Xauthority (as user2)
xauth merge ~user2/.Xauthority (as user1)
that should do it for you
(also this has been discussed many times on debian-user, check the
archives :) )
On Mon, 2002-06-24 at 13:03, Ivar Alm wrote:
> Hi all.
> I have a question that migh be OT. Doesn't have to do with laptops
> I want to allow more than one user to connect to the X server.
> The thing is that we are two people using my machine regularly at
> home, me and my girlfriend. I would like to log in as myself, start X
> and still have the possibility for her to su to her user and launch X
> At the moment, the X server doesn't allow any other than the user who
> started X to start X applications. And if she wants to write texts and
> save to her user, we need to restart X, or she needs to work in a
> Can I authorize other users (not remotely?) logged in to start X
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