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Re: x windows only allows root??

> hello,
>   I am no longer able to log in x-windows (via xdm) on non-root account.. x 
> windows only allows root to log on. when trying to log on using non-root 
> account the screen flickers for a moment then returns back to the xdm login 
> prompt. has this something to do with permissions or something?

i "achived" locking out normal users by chmod-ing /tmp or /var/tmp (it's
the same on my system) to 700 or ... very effective :-)
the correct permissions for tmp-dirs are 1777

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