Re: Xserver/KDE problem?
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Michael Pobega wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 22, 2007 at 09:45:34AM +0100, Mitja Podreka wrote:
>> After two years of Debianizing I decided to move to Sid. Upgrade went OK
>> and everything worked well until I installed kdeutils.
>> Since then I cannot start Xserver/KDE as a user. It doesn't work with
>> KDM or startx.
>> I can run Xserver/KDE as a root though.
>> Does anyone know what went wrong or can point me to some direction of
>> where to search for solution?
> Users can't start an X server, only root can as far as I know.`
Wrong. That would be a huge security hole. Users can't start xdm, but
they can startx (if things are properly configured). Running X as root
is a bad idea.
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