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Re: xfree86 4.1.0-16 - X: user not authorized to run the X server, aborting



On Fri, May 16, 2003 at 10:45:18AM +0200, Markus Enskonatus wrote:
> Running Xfree 4.1.0.-16 as roto wokrs fine, but every user who tries to run
> "startx" gets the folowing error-message:
> 
> X: user not authorized to run the X server, aborting.
> 
> I've already tried to run dpkg-reconfigure xserver-common, and allowed X
> access to anyone. It did not helped in any way. I've read the problem may
> occour when you're upgrading your xfree86? Have also tried to remove xfree86
> and the common package with --purge and reconfigured it. It also made no
> changes.
> 
> Need some help to get this running.

Take a look at /etc/Xsession.options.  Regular users can use X if that
file has a line in that says "allow-user-xsession".

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Seneca
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