startx xauth errors

Doug White dwhite at gumbysoft.com
Wed Oct 13 17:48:44 PDT 2004


On Tue, 12 Oct 2004, Jesse Marquez wrote:

> > try
> >
> > telnet `hostname`
> >
> > If that gives a host-resolution-type error, better check /etc/hosts again
> > :)
> >
> > Otherwise we'd need all of the xauth messages.  It usually whines about
> > something else when it prints a message like that.
>
> telnet gives no errors when trying to establish a connection to host,
> those are the only xauth errors i'm receiving. You can check out the
> thread on the issue here
> http://www.bsdforums.org/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=25583

Okay, so it may not be dns related ... you've tried deleting
~/.Xauthority, or making sure you own it and not root or some other user?

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