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Re: ssh authentication

Karsten wrote:
> Linking files under /root to normal user files is, in general, a Bad
> Thing[tm].
> Instead, do this the right way, running as root:
>     xauth -merge ~/<my user id>/.Xauthority
> You'll have to re-run this when updating your user xauth key, but this
> generally happens rarely.

"<my user id>" - in this case the "rland" uid?

What would the difference be when acting _only_ on the local mashine?
Was your intention that TCP/IP traffic is not secure and a softlink to
.Xauthority might be decoded?


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