HEADS UP: xorg upgrade plans
stephen at math.missouri.edu
Wed May 2 20:32:24 UTC 2007
On Wed, 2 May 2007, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> On Wed, May 02, 2007 at 02:40:26PM -0500, Stephen Montgomery-Smith wrote:
>> Secondly, X7.2 as I tried it wouldn't "startx" if some other login had
>> created a .Xauthority file. While "rm .Xauthority" solved the problem
>> completely, I don't think this is user friendly.
> I think I ran into this once a while back, I don't know what is the
> correct solution.
Perhaps you could put in some kind of "setenv XAUTHORITY .Xlocalauthority"
in a script somewhere.
Actually this one can bite you quite badly. If you are running X, and
then you login from somehwere else, and then go back to the X session,
then suddenly all your X commands like xterm will completely stop working.
It can be really disconcerting if you don't know what caused it, and I can
see a large number of help messages being generated on the various
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