[ubuntu-uk] Sending Gnome popup notifications over a network...

Chris Smith ubuntu.com at chris.cs278.org
Fri Jan 11 00:41:56 GMT 2008

Joshua Scotton wrote:
> I was getting the same error message until I changed this part 
> XAUTHORITY=~owner_of:0/.Xauthority;
> to 
> XAUTHORITY=/home/user/.Xauthority;
> where user was the username of the person logged on and using screen :0
> then it worked a treat

Yeah the "~owner_of:0" needed to be changed to the user logged in on
screen :0 ie. for myself it would be "~chris/.Xauthority"

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