Re: Rant (was Re: X Window : Newbie)
On Thursday 20 March 2003 00:55, Joerg Johannes wrote:
> You're right. But still it is non-intuitive that a regular user has not
> the rights to "startx" by default. man "XF86Config" and "man startx"
> won't tell you how to allow it to a normal user.
Is this so? If I type 'startx' as me (non-root) then X won't start unless I
go change some permissions? (presumably, having opened a console window from
the X login and gone su root to do so)
(I ask this because RedHat which I'm currently using does allow it by
default. And I'm a *very* newbie since I just tried installing Debian,
failed to quite get it working, and am back in RH while I plan my next