Root in X Display
On Mon, 21 May 2001 16:43:04 Chris Spencer wrote:
> How can I change my permissions so that root can run things on the
> of my normal user? For example, if I drop to a command prompt, su
> and try to configure the kernel by typing in "make xconfig" I get
> Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
> Xlib: Client is not authorized to connect to Server
Before you su to root type "xhost +local:" (minus the quotes)
and you'll be set.
I used up all my sick days, so I'm calling in dead.