Re: Running startx fails as a non-privileged user
On Wed, 2005-02-02 at 19:45 +0100, Dennis Stosberg wrote:
> Am 02.02.2005 um 12:34 schrieb Ron Johnson:
> > Running Sid with X 4.3.0.dfsg.1-10.
> > After running X as root, running startx as a regular user instantly
> > fails, saying that it can't move XFree86.0.log.old.
> > That obviously sounds like a file permissions problem, but I don't
> > know how to resolve it without granting a+w permissions to /var/log,
> > which would obviously be stupid!
> > Anyone have any ideas? (I'm running as root now, which I want to
> > stop ASAP.)
> Have you allowed your console users to start the X server?
> Take a look at /etc/X11/Xwrapper.config and its manual page.
Sure. Been using Debian for 2+ years now. Had no problems until
# dir /etc/X11/Xwrapper.config
-rw------- 1 root root 773 2003-12-31 17:24 /etc/X11/Xwrapper.config