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Re: [SLE] SU can't connect. Why?
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 9 May 2003 19:43:16 +0200
  • Message-id: <200305091943.16392.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 09 May 2003 15:18, John Pettigrew wrote:
> I have a similar problem (I can run X apps using su but not sux or gnomesu)
> and thought this might help, but it doesn't. However, my error is "Protocol
> not supported by server" rather than the above.
>
> Can anyone suggest what I might try? It used to work but doesn't any more

The cookie file for root sometimes gets confused. To solve, su to root, rm
/root/.Xauthority, exit and run "sux" again

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