>>>>> "JPL" == John P Looney <john at antefacto.com> writes:
JPL> On Wed, Mar 14, 2001 at 03:04:45PM -0000, Michael Treacy mentioned:
>> When logged in as a bog-standard user, I can run XEmacs no
>> problem. However, when I do SU to become root, and try to run
>> XEmacs, I get the following:
JPL> Root's not allowed display. Simple answer: "xhost localhost"
JPL> will allow anyone to connect locally.
JPL> Anyone want to give a few quick lines on "xauth" ?
The easiest thing to do is to set XAUTHORITY to point to your own
~/.Xauthority file after you su:
sneakums at sto-lat:~/ $ su
# export XAUTHORITY=~sneakums/.Xauthority
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