Permission Problems

Karl karlok at
Wed Oct 31 18:59:08 UTC 2007

mickey wrote:

> heres what i get;
> kdesu konqueror
> xauth:  /home/mickey/.Xauthority not writable, changes will be ignored
> kdesu (kdelibs): WARNING: No X authentication info set for display :0.0
> passprompt
It looks to me like you need to allow root to connect to the X server.

As the normal use run:
xhost +LOCAL:
(can add this to .bashrc)

That will allow a local user (e.g. root) to have access to your X server.
To undo that after:
xhost -LOCAL:


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