Re: Starting x-apps from bash (or ssh)
--- Sturla Holm Hansen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> You are absolutely right, I was trying as root, while having X started
> with my regular user, and it worked as that user....at least
> locally...still not with ssh
In both cases, what you need to do is:
xauth merge ~user/.Xauthority
(the user being the user running the X11 server as).
> But I haven't had that problem on redhat/fedora, what's different?
> And how do I export the DISPLAY-variable?
> And what about ssh?
As for ssh, you have two options:
1. You can use X11 forwarding with ssh (ssh -X)
2. You can login a user, and execute the steps above.
> Hmmm...I'm starting to sound like one of my users...sorry ;)
> Any hints would be greatly appreciated though.
I hope that helps,
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