Problem starting X as user
frank.wissmann41 at web.de
Fri Apr 4 13:26:40 UTC 2008
Warren Block wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Apr 2008, Frank Wi?mann wrote:
>> Hope there's somebody out there who can help me with the following
>> When I type "startx" as root all is coming up as expected, the
>> X-Server and twm as WM. When I stop it, log in as a normal user and do
>> the same there is only a grey screen with a mouse-cursor coming up and
>> doing nothing until I kill the X-Server with Ctrl-Alt-Backspace. On
>> the original screen from which I tried to start is shown the following
>> error message:
>> AUDIT: Thu Apr 3 20:34:48 2008 836 X: client 1 rejected from localhost
>> (uid 1001)
>> Auth name: XDM-AUTHORIZATION-1 ID: -1
>> Xlib: connection to "0:0" refused by server
>> Xlib: Protocol not supported by server
>> .xinitrc and .xsession both have the same contens "exec startxfce4"
>> and the permissions "rwxr-xr-x".
>> Any thoughts please?
> My user .xsession is:
> # WB: allow other user to use X on localhost
> xhost +localhost
> exec /usr/local/bin/startxfce4
> -Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
There sure must be a problem with permissions. I can start the X-Server
as "root" and execute "startxfce4" and it works fine, but there is no WM
as a user. Where do I have to look?
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