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Old 07-05-2003, 07:34 AM   #1
hedich
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how do i add a local user that can use x window?


hi,

how do i add a local user that can use x windows?

iam root under the system and want a user that can use stuff like xmms and netscape etc ... when i add a user and try to start upp gnome i got alot of errors ..

and when i su to the user under the root accont and try to start
xmms (for example) i get the error msg ::

Code:
Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
Xlib: No protocol specified

** CRITICAL **: Unable to open display
 
Old 07-05-2003, 07:38 AM   #2
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xhost +localhost
 
Old 07-05-2003, 07:41 AM   #3
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thanks! that did it ..

Last edited by hedich; 07-05-2003 at 07:49 AM.
 
  


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