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petenyce 10-19-2005 10:28 AM

screen saver
 
im using fedora core 4 and logged in as root and i try toi go to screen saver and theirs a lock around the icon? And it sayd cant start the X dameon?

slackhack 10-19-2005 10:37 AM

does it work when you're logged in as a user?

petenyce 10-19-2005 10:43 AM

yes
 
it works when im looged in as a user and not root? i cant run the screen saver as root?

slackhack 10-19-2005 11:12 AM

i think it's probably that way for security reasons. why would you want to run X as root, anyway? :eek:


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