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Old 10-20-2005, 05:30 PM   #1
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Question Starting a nested X (or something like that :-D)

When I try to start a nested X by running "gdmflexiserver --xnest" I get the following message:

Cannot start new display

You do not seem to have authentication needed be for this operation. Perhaps your .Xauthority file in not set up correctly.

Well, I googled it and... I couldn't find anything to help me in my noobish situation.
And since LinuxQuestions is "where Linux users come for help" I came for help (since I'm tired of searching...).

Help will be accepted with joy.
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Perhaps this will help.
Old 10-21-2005, 08:33 AM   #3
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Smile Thanks, bigrigdriver

Well, though I didn't understand totally what's going with the .Xauthority and X stuff, I managed to do what I wanted. (Now I really feel like a noob hehe... such a simple problem ha? )

Thanks again,


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