Re: permissions on /tmp/.X11-unix
- To: Christian Hammers <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Cc: email@example.com
- Subject: Re: permissions on /tmp/.X11-unix
- From: "Marcelo E. Magallon" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 2 Aug 2000 08:52:40 +0200
- Message-id: <20000802085240.A8293@ysabell>
- In-reply-to: <20000801150515.A1166@lathspell>; from email@example.com on Tue, Aug 01, 2000 at 03:05:15PM +0200
- References: <20000801150515.A1166@lathspell>
>> Christian Hammers <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> After upgrading to X4.0 (well done Brandon)
uh-oh. The name is Branden, not Brandon.
> I always get the warning "insecure permission/ownership on
> /tmp/.X11-unix" when starting gdm. After chown'ing from root:gdm
> to root:root it works. Is this a problem with the new X or with the
> new gdm? (I don't know who creates this dir in /tmp)
My best recommentation would be "upgrade to the lastest available
debs". These debs are for testing purposes and uncovering bugs.
Braden gets mightly pissed off (and rightly so) if he gets duplicate
or it's-already-fixed kind of reports, which is the case now.
Solution in the short run: chmod g+s /usr/X11R6/bin/X