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Old 02-23-2004, 11:10 PM   #1
lamedavis
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Only root can startx


hey all I have a problem when I startx as a regular user. I am using fedora core 1. the error I get is

xinit: Permission denied (errno 13): no program named "/etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc" in path.

obviously a permissions issue, how do I fix.

thanks in advance,

JD
 
Old 02-23-2004, 11:33 PM   #2
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simple:
chmod 777 /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc

This is done by root of course
 
Old 02-23-2004, 11:38 PM   #3
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much thanks, I also had to do the same to .ICEauthority and now it works


wooo hooo
 
Old 02-23-2004, 11:46 PM   #4
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you are welcome, thanks for the reply
 
  


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