Re: access control issues in 4.2.0?
The following text was discovered Friday 16 August 2002 in a note
attributed to one "Joanne Hunter <firstname.lastname@example.org>":
> A few programs I've got seem to suddenly have issues with connecting to
> the X server.
> Is this a new retightening of X security, or a bug? If the former, how can
> I get X to allow these things to reconnect again? Despite my firewall, I
> don't exactly want to go around with access control completely disabled
> all the time. :)
Okay, I found it, and it's a Newbie Idiot Thing, as expected - ~/.Xauthority
was for some reason chowned to root.root. Changed that and now it works
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