LinuxQuestions.org
Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 01-15-2005, 09:09 AM   #1
hypnos
Member
 
Registered: May 2004
Distribution: debian
Posts: 52

Rep: Reputation: 15
How can I get xauth with startx?


i know XDM uses xauth to authenticate X sessions and it writes something called 'magic cookie' to ~/.Xauthority, but how can i get similar xauth authentication when starting X with startx from the command prompt? Is there something i need to add into ~/.xinitrc ?
 
Old 01-15-2005, 04:39 PM   #2
hypnos
Member
 
Registered: May 2004
Distribution: debian
Posts: 52

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
Nevermind, i found this http://www.linuxgazette.com/node/2231 and it seems to work.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
about xauth? Chowroc Linux - General 6 05-24-2005 05:21 PM
How to use xauth? Chowroc Linux - Networking 1 05-22-2005 10:31 AM
xauth - where is it? (VNC) figmentium Linux - Newbie 6 07-19-2003 02:00 PM
startx, xauth Steve009 Slackware 4 05-20-2003 05:28 AM
su - and xauth .. doublefailure Linux - General 0 03-05-2003 03:46 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:59 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration