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Re: [SLE] Using saint
  • From: Anders Karlsson <anders@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: 29 May 2003 10:48:23 +0100
  • Message-id: <1054201702.2141.3.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 2003-05-29 at 07:34, Jerome Lyles wrote:
> Saint won't start. the error message is:
> bigfoot:/usr/lib/saint # ./saint
> Security Administrator's Integrated Network Tool
> Portions copyright (C) 1998,1999,2000,2001 World Wide Digital Security, Inc.
> Portions copyright (C) 1995 by Dan Farmer and Wietse Venema.
> SAINT is starting up...
> Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
> Xlib: Invalid XDM-AUTHORIZATION-1 key (failed key comparison)

You might want to use 'sux' rather than 'su -'. It seems you logged in
as your self either in XDM or from console then ran startx. That means X
is running for your user. If you in a terminal su to root, root does not
automatically get privileges to talk to your X server. 'sux' is a
command that will sort out the X side for you when su'ing to root.

> How do I fix this?


Anders Karlsson <anders@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Trudheim Technology Limited
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