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Old 03-02-2005, 04:13 PM   #1
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Login as different user in term


How do I login as a different user terminal whilst in a window manager of desktop
For example if I am in gnome as user joe. How do I start the terminal as user test?
Is there something similar to su for becoming a different user.

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Old 03-02-2005, 04:18 PM   #2
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duh, tried su test, and that worked.

However I cannot run any X programs. For example mozilla, xine, gimp all complain that they cannot access display.
How do I get past that then?

thanks
 
Old 03-02-2005, 04:32 PM   #3
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control alt F6 or F5 or F4
will give you a nother display
 
  


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