FreeBSD-11, Mate, Terminal, Gvim

RW rwmaillists at
Tue Jul 25 20:59:53 UTC 2017

On Tue, 25 Jul 2017 20:36:54 +0000
Manish Jain wrote:

> > That is correct. Like "su -m", "xhost" is to be executed from
> > the (non-root) user that controls the display. But when you're
> > using the "su -m" approach, it usually isn't even needed.  
> I tried this from my normal user shell (zsh)
> su - -m root -c 'echo $SHELL'

- (equivalent to -l) and -m are contradictory options. Presumably the
second (-m) overrides the first. 

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