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Old 10-03-2007, 11:12 PM   #1
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only root can run startx

when i run startx in normal user , X can't be start .only root can do it ok !!who can help me ! thank you !
Old 10-04-2007, 02:24 AM   #2
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Go ahead and start X as root and log out of root session and into a user session. Check via administrative tasks to see if there is a way of adding the user to the X-window group through "users and groups".
Old 10-04-2007, 09:42 AM   #3
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Do you get any error messages when you run startx as a normal user? Also it helps if you put the Linux distribution you are uing in your LQ profile.
Old 10-06-2007, 04:02 AM   #4
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i have make it ok !!
thank you all !!


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