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Re: Multiple users (perhaps OT)

From: "David Z Maze" <dmaze@debian.org>

> Ivar Alm <octo@acc.umu.se> writes:
> > 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
> > programs.
> So when you're done using the machine, log out and let her log in.
> Or, alternatively, hit Ctrl+Alt+F1 to get a console window, have her
> log in there, and run 'startx -- :1' to get a second X session.  The X
> security model really isn't friendly with multiple people using the
> same display at the same time.

I'm lost.  What's the big deal with a login manager?  kdm or xdm (the only
ones I'm familiar with, I'm sure there's a gdm and many others).  The X
security model is really friendly with these.

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