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Re: Running startx fails as a non-privileged user

On Wed, 2005-02-02 at 18:38 +0000, Thomas Adam wrote:
>  --- Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote: 
> > 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!
> As root:
> dpkg-reconfigure xserver-common

Didn't work.

$ startx

Fatal server error:
Cannot move old logfile "/var/log/XFree86.0.log.old"

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giving up.
xinit:  Interrupted system call (errno 4):  unable to connect to X server
xinit:  No such process (errno 3):  unexpected signal 2.

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