User startx ?

Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. kdk at
Tue Mar 23 16:25:14 PST 2004

Jeff Sandys wrote:

>As root I can start X-windows with startx,
>but as a user I get this message:
>xauth: timeout in locking authority file ...

>How can users start X-windows?
>Jeff Sandys
Been there, but it's been a while.

Check perms on $HOMEDIR/.Xauthority


Kevin Kinsey
DaleCo, S.P.

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