Another debian/X question
theolojin at attbi.com
Wed Sep 25 03:11:47 CEST 2002
On Wed, Sep 25, 2002 at 01:52:40AM +0200, wolfgang wrote:
> in redhat 7.3 and xfce, i can su to root and then to another user in an x
> terminal and afterwards start an X app (xchat, licq) from that xterminal as
> that other user.
> when trying that in debian, i get something like "unable to open display :" -
> is there a way to change that?
if i start x as user abc and su to root and then su to abc, i can start
xapps from an x terminal. i cannot if i start x as abc, su to root,
then su to efg because efg has no rights to abc's display (i am running
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