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Old 06-21-2002, 10:58 PM   #1
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error in locking authority file

First time posting....please help.

Running Redhat 7.2. I installed KDE and when I type startx, i get the error "error in locking authority file /root/.Xauthority

and also "cant lock /tmp/X0-lock"

I did this before and fixed it a while back but cant remember what I did.... Is this common?

Thanks for your help.
Old 06-21-2002, 11:34 PM   #2
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Have you tried running startx as a user instead of root?

Last edited by linuxcool; 06-22-2002 at 05:29 AM.


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