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Root in X Display

On Mon, 21 May 2001 16:43:04 Chris Spencer wrote:
> Hello,
> How can I change my permissions so that root can run things on the 
X Display 
> of my normal user? For example, if I drop to a command prompt, su 
to root, 
> and try to configure the kernel by typing in "make xconfig" I get 
the error:
> 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.

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