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Re: XFree86 4.2 bug in Debian Testing

> xhost is for working with connections coming over tcp.  :0.0 uses
>   a named socket (/tmp/Xsomething), and Debian's X servers don't listen
>   in on a tcp socket by default (security.  No chance of someone sniffing
>   your password if nobody can connect remotely!).  Thus, xhost won't work.

I am using woody + testing + some unstable:

in xterm/gnome-terminal usually I do (as normal user)
xhost +
su -
as root
export DISPLAY=:0.0
and all X programs works

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