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Old 01-15-2005, 09:09 AM   #1
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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
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Nevermind, i found this and it seems to work.


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