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Re: Xemacs wont run under SU, is it normal?

lc29b50 wrote:
> After I execute the su command to switch to root, when I run Xemacs, it
> gives me an error message(something related to xlib6) and won't run. Is
> this normal?

Try opening another window and typing "xhost +".

When you su, you become a different user, who does not own the screen. 
The call to xhost will allow anyone to display on your screen.


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