Opening GUI as another user

Felipe Figueiredo philsf at
Wed Sep 20 15:23:24 BST 2006

Em Wednesday 20 September 2006 04:01, Ian Rose escreveu:
> If you are running sshd on the machine you can log in using
> ssh -X localhost -l username

There is no need to insert the overhead of TCP connection AND encryption for 
localhost. As someone mentioned earlier, use 'sux'.

apt-cache show sux

Description: wrapper around su which will transfer your X credentials
 Sux is a wrapper around the standard su command which will transfer
 your X credentials to the target user.
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