[TriLUG] running X client as root in other accounts
16 Jun 2002 14:42:41 -0400
Open an xterm as the user who X is running under and run "xhost +"
That will fix it.
On Sun, 2002-06-16 at 11:15, uzoma nwosu wrote:
> I really hope this is a simple question that I'm just missing the answer somewhere. I'm running Debian Woody on an AMD K6-2 350 box. Everything works fine for the most part. It's just that when I try to run a xclient as root from a term in an another user account I get this error:
> # xcdroast
> Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
> Xlib: Client is not authorized to connect to Server
> Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: :0.0
> Now I've just ignored this issue because it's not task critical. However, I now wish to fix this. So I humbly ask for suggestions.
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