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Re: xdm problems...



On Fri, 14 Nov 1997, Jan Echternach wrote:

>On 14 November 1997, Sten Anderson <sten@bergsoe.k-net.dk> wrote:
>> Another workaround is:
>> 
>> 	cp /home/USER/.Xauthority /root/
>
>Or to set XAUTHORITY to point to the user's .Xauthority. I've done this
>with my "xterm -e root", and it works pretty well (unfortunately I
>can't tell you how exactly I did it, because it was at my home system;
>I used some sh -c, su -c and exec's).

Thw workaround i use is to install ssh and let do x forwarding with just
the command:
  ssh -l root localhost

As a bonus you get enrypted remote sessions if your paranoid :)


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