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Re: [SLE] SU can't connect. Why?
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 9 May 2003 19:44:11 +0200
  • Message-id: <200305091944.11459.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 09 May 2003 15:50, John Pettigrew wrote:
> In a previous message, Ken Schneider wrote:
> > The proper procedure is:
> >
> > as logged in user issue xhost +localhost
> > su
> > export DISPLAY=localhost:0
>
> Aha - that's sorted it for me, at least. Will I have to do this each time I
> log in / reboot? If so, can I put these commands into an automatically run
> file somewhere?

Please do not use xhost! It is completely insecure and defeats the purpose of
using sux or kdesu


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