[Fwd: [Fwd: Unable to Startx Following Upgrade--Error in
Locking Authority File]]
scottro at nyc.rr.com
Sat Feb 11 19:12:05 PST 2006
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On Sat, Feb 11, 2006 at 09:41:15PM -0500, Bob Perry wrote:
> Following upgrade of xorg to version 6.9.0, I have been unable to start my
> gnome session. Following reflects my attempts to resolve via messages to other
> mailing lists.
> My .xinitrc file reads:
> times is the following:
> /usr/X11R6/bin/xauth: error in locking authority file
> error opening security policy file
> AUDIT: Sat Jan 28...8433 X: client 1 rejected from local host
> Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
> Xlib: No protocol specified
> I have no problem running startx as root.
I had a similar problem, although in my case, I suspect it's due to some
At any rate, before starting X try
xauth -b quit
This will break any locks. (If your problem has similar causes as mine
did, there will be an .Xauthority, and a couple of others--.Xauthority-c
and .Xauthority-l, if I remember correctly.)
Your description sounds as if it is similar, so perhaps this solution
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