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Old 09-27-2004, 11:44 AM   #1
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How to start Xscreensaver as a root user?

How to start screensaver as a root user?

I have run the 'xhost + localhost' command and restart the deamon,

but it didn't work~

is there someone could help me ~~?

best regards

here is some information of my computer:
Distribution : Debian
Xwindows : Gnome 2.6
Old 09-27-2004, 12:06 PM   #2
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I'm not sure exaclty what you want to do but the command sudo is usually used to run programs with root priviledges.

try "man sudo" and "man sudoers"


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