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Re: Building a single user Internet terminal

On Sun, Apr 07, 2002 at 09:47:38PM +0800, Crispin Wellington wrote:

> > Also I have made this, only containing 'startx'.
> > Now if I reboot, I see no X, but a message repeating:
> > 
> >   X: user not authorised to run the X server, aborting.

> The su -c command should change to a acceptable user. Interesting error.
> If you change su -c /usr/local/bin/runkiosk kioskuser to su -c
> /usr/local/bin/runkiosk root, does it work? (not that thats a solution,
> just helps in locating the problem)

I did as you suggested and am now running successfully as root!
As you said, not the best solution, but I do not understand why
the userid kioskuser does not work...

Curious for any more thoughts...

  Erik van der Meulen <e.van.der.meulen@avondel.nl>

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