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Re: [SLE] sux problem in 9.1
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 6 May 2004 06:17:32 +0200
  • Message-id: <200405060617.33018.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 06 May 2004 01.05, Michael Nelson wrote:
> I have just installed the 9.1 Pro upgrade this morning. Most things seem
> to be working right, but my old buddy "sux" no longer gives the root user
> access to the display. After doing "sux -", I do become the root user, but
> running any X application gives me errors like:
>
> michaeln@seahunt:~> sux -
> Password:
> seahunt:~ # id
> uid=0(root) gid=0(root) groups=0(root)
> seahunt:~ # xclock
> Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
> Xlib: Protocol not supported by server
>
> Error: Can't open display: :0
> seahunt:~ #
>
> I have been using sux for so long now I forgot how to solve this. It's
> always just worked in the past. There doesn't seem to be a man page for
> sux, and sux --help just gives a usage message that isn't particularly
> helpful.
>
> Has anyone else seen this?

Usually it's solved by

su
rm /root/.Xauthority
exit
sux


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