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Re: Xwrapper & Netscape problems

On Tue, Aug 11, 1998 at 07:25:43PM -0700, Jeremiah Cornelius wrote:
> Still no Xwrapper...

There is no file named Xwrapper. I think you're trying to do something the
RedHat way and not the Debian way. In this case it doesn't matter which is
better or worse, but you can't use distribution specific methods of doing
things on other distributions. See Brian's description below.

On Tue, Aug 11, 1998 at 04:00:09PM -0500, servis@purdue.edu wrote:
> The binary /usr/bin/X11/X is a wrapper built by the debian team.  It
> executes the X server, in my case XF86_S3, suid root and then returns
> to user space.  This executable looks at the file /etc/X11/Xserver to
> determine who can run X.  Look at that file and change accordingly.
> % less /etc/X11/Xserver
> /usr/bin/X11/XF86_S3
> Console
> The first line in this file is the full pathname of the default X server.
> The second line shows who is allowed to run the X server:
> RootOnly
> Console      (anyone whose controlling tty is on the console)
> Anybody
> -- 
> Brian 

Lee Bradshaw                 lee@sectionIV.com (preferred)
Alantro Communications       lee@alantro.com

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