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Re: Multiple users (perhaps OT)

Probably you are running X with the 

-nolisten tcp

option. This prevent any host (localhost included) from exportin the display.
Consider this is the default in debian (xdm/kdm/gdm)

Just go in /etc/X11/[xkg]dm/Xservers and remove that option


On 20:03, lunedì 24 giugno 2002, Ivar Alm wrote:
> Hi all.
> I have a question that migh be OT. Doesn't have to do with laptops
> specifically.
> 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.
> 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
> terminal.
> Can I authorize other users (not remotely?) logged in to start X
> applications?
> //Ivar

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