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Old 07-14-2006, 10:02 PM   #1
vharishankar
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X no longer working as normal user - permission denied


I get this message:

startx
Code:
X: Unable to open wrapper config file /etc/X11/Xwrapper.config
X: User not authorized to run the X server, aborting.
xinit: Server error.
I am on Etch and recently updated to xorg 7.0. Was working well until the last time I did an apt-get dist-upgrade. Any clues?

I am still able to start X as root though and using the latest version of ATI proprietary drivers (8.26) with 3d acceleration.

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Old 07-14-2006, 10:05 PM   #2
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Can you login as root?
 
Old 07-14-2006, 10:10 PM   #3
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Nevermind, I figured it out. For some reason /etc/X11/Xwrapper.config had been deleted and I recreated it with the line
Code:
allowed_users=console
And it now works.
 
Old 07-14-2006, 11:49 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by Harishankar
Nevermind, I figured it out. For some reason /etc/X11/Xwrapper.config had been deleted and I recreated it with the line
Code:
allowed_users=console
And it now works.

Not that it is much extra but the nice=0 is supposed to be used if you are running a 2.6 kernel here is my file if you want it.

Code:
# Xwrapper.config (Debian X Window System server wrapper configuration file)
#
# This file was generated by the post-installation script of the x11-common
# package using values from the debconf database.
#
# See the Xwrapper.config(5) manual page for more information.
#
# This file is automatically updated on upgrades of the x11-common package
# *only* if it has not been modified since the last upgrade of that package.
#
# If you have edited this file but would like it to be automatically updated
# again, run the following command as root:
#   dpkg-reconfigure x11-common
allowed_users=console
nice_value=0
Code:
ls -l /etc/X11/Xwrapper.config
-rw------- 1 root root 614 2006-05-04 16:42 /etc/X11/Xwrapper.config
 
Old 07-15-2006, 12:36 AM   #5
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Thanks Happytux.
 
  


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