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Re: startx not for normal user?

On Mon, Sep 03, 2001 at 06:04:30PM +0200, Remco van 't Veer wrote:
> Hi, 
> I just installed Debian on a fresh workstation but only root can open
> a X session.  First I tried startx using a normal user but it
> complains:

I just built this potato box, and I don't think I had to fudge anything
to get non-root use, although I have seen that on other boxes.  I
suggest you check out /etc/X11/Xserver as it may be significant.


/etc/X11 $ cat /etc/X11/Xserver

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:
Console      (anyone whose controlling tty is on the console)


Thank you,
Joe Bouchard

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