[kde-linux] .Xauthority and $XAUTHORITY

Jason Mancini jayrusman at hotmail.com
Fri Mar 17 16:39:06 UTC 2006

>In my .cshrc file I do something like this:
>setenv XAUTHORITY $HOME/.Xauthority-`hostname`
>This almost produces the desired result.  I log in from the graphical
>login screen and KDE can't start, because a connection to the X server
>at :0.0 is refused.  In my home directory I see a newly created empty
>.Xauthority with no sign of .Xauthority-machine1.
>OK, so if I change the init level to 3, log in, and startx it works like
>it should, and I see a new .Xauthority-machine1.

I bet .Xauthority is a command line option to startx or X somewhere...
time to sift through the start up scripts.

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