How to make another user run X clients on the local X server
luca.risolia at studio.unibo.it
Sat Jun 21 17:43:12 PDT 2008
I would like to make a second local user B to run X clients on the local X
display/session which is started by the user A.
After A starts X, what I do is:
A$ sudo xhost +local:B
A$ su - B
This way xclock can connect without problems. Now I want to make "xhost
The documentation says to add an entry "local:" to the file /etc/Xn.hosts.
After adding this entry and restarting X, "xhost" lists the new "LOCAL"
string as expected:
access control enabled, only authorized clients can connect
This means that /etc/X0.hosts has been read somehow. But this does not seem to
be enough. I still have to do a manual "xhost +local" to allow xclock to
connect to the server.
Does anyone have an idea why this happens?
In case, does anyone know any other *clean* ways to make the user B use the
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Thanks in advance,
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