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Re: how can other users use X?

John van Spaandonk wrote:
> root@Marius:~# xhost +root
> Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
> Xlib: No protocol specified
> xhost:  unable to open display ":0"
> root@Marius:~#
Did whoever started the X server give that command? Try "xhost +marius" 
as that user, before su'ing to root. I get "bad hostname" with user names
like +root.

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