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Old 01-09-2006, 12:27 PM   #1
jokerbw
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Ubuntu getting error when I open a terminal window


I'm running Ubuntu 5.10. I did a server install then installed xorg x-window-system-core then installed fluxbox from the fluxbox website, they have a version for Ubuntu 5.10. Everything going great except when I start xterm or Eterm or any other terminal I get an error then it pauses for about 20 seconds then gives me the correct prompt. This is what it says before it goes to the regular prompt:

xauth: creating new authority file /home/joker/.serverauth.7362

X: user nor authorized to run the X server, aborting.

Thats when it pauses for about 20 seconds, Then everything is find after until I open another Eterm window. Any suggestions??
 
Old 01-09-2006, 12:35 PM   #2
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you could try placing

xhost +localhost

to your ~/.xinitrc

I'm not sure this is the correct solution though...

Last edited by alienDog; 01-09-2006 at 12:37 PM.
 
Old 01-09-2006, 05:57 PM   #3
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It seems, that you try to run 'startx', when opening a terminal. Look in your '~/.bashrc' to see if this is true. If so, delete that entry.
 
Old 01-11-2006, 07:35 PM   #4
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Thanx for the help!! startx was in the .bashrc. Thanx for the reply!!
 
  


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