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Re: Root login in graphical enviroment

On Wed, 2002-07-31 at 22:13, martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Crispin Wellington <crispin@aeonline.net> [2002.07.31.1106 +0200]:
> > No solution, but you should be able to (all things being equal ;) run
> > root X applications from your normal user desktop like...
> > 
> > ssh -X root@localhost programmename
> gack! use sudo!

Wont X reject the connection unless you merge your magic cookie?

Try it. go 

sudo gdmconfig

Does it work or do you get 
Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
Xlib: Client is not authorized to connect to Server


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