Re: Multiple users (perhaps OT)
On Tue, Jun 25, 2002 at 02:52:23PM +0200, Ivar Alm wrote:
> > Sure:
> > xhost +localhost
> > su - username
> > export DISPLAY=localhost:0
> > >From here you can launch your X based apps. Change localhost and
> > respectively.
> ThinkPad:~$ xhost +ThinkPad
> ThinkPad being added to access control list
> ThinkPad:~$ su - octo
> ThinkPad:~$ export DISPLAY=ThinkPad:0
> ThinkPad:~$ xclock
> Error: Can't open display: ThinkPad:0
> Cannot really understand why... "ThinkPad" is the right name btw.
> Anyone knows?
No eth0 configured at the time? the hostname is (presumeably) tied to
the IP of an ethN interface. Try localhost instead, see if that works.
Maybe X isn't listening on eth0 if it is up.
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