Re: PAM, X11, and su as a normal user? (fwd)

From: Pat Lashley <>
Date: Fri, 05 Sep 2003 23:31:39 -0700
--On Friday, September 05, 2003 23:13:29 -0700 "Steven G. Kargl" 
<> wrote:

> I have 2 accounts on my freebsd-current machine.  I use
> startx to start X11 as user kargl.  If I then su to user
> sgk, I cannot fire up X clients.  For example,

Try 'ssh -X kargl_at_localhost' instead of 'su kargl'.  You shouldn't
notice the overhead of the ssh protocol; and its a lot easier than
messing around with the X11 authentication cruft.

Received on Fri Sep 05 2003 - 21:31:50 UTC

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