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Re: sigh..."X: /tmp/.X11-unix has suspicious ownership..."



On Sun, Mar 30, 2003 at 03:23:44PM -0500, jbmaxson@surfglobal.net wrote:
>  "X: /tmp/.X11-unix has suspicious ownership (not root:root), aborting."
>  
>  dang, I thought.  So I do my googling, and found some others have asked
>  this question with the response of basically "well, do what it says and
>  change the ownership".  thus, the suggestion was to chown and chgrp the
>  directory over to root and be done with it.

Up-to-date sid installation w/ working X:

 nick@balrog:~$ ll /tmp/.X11-unix/ -a
 total 16
 drwxrwxrwt    2 root     root         4096 Mar 24 03:19 .
 drwxrwxrwt    9 root     root        12288 Mar 30 22:41 ..
 srwxrwxrwx    1 root     root            0 Mar 24 03:19 X0
 srwxrwxrwx    1 root     root            0 Feb 15 12:14 X64

HTH,
Nick

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