resolved: Re: kstart can't connect to the X server from (root's) cron (was Re: Starting an app (via the CLI) and having its window appear on "all desktops")

Christian Mueller cmueller at
Wed Nov 15 10:57:53 GMT 2006

Am Dienstag, 14. November 2006 19:17 schrieb Randy Kramer:
> Oops, nevermind, I just "figured it out"--I needed to set (in cron)

Sorry, I've been away from the net for two days. 
But I couldn't have given you that solution anyway. 
Glad you solved it. 

> XAUTHORITY=/root/.xauthKOoIQi
> BTW, first time through I just tried setting the DISPLAY and got these errors.  
> (I'm also guessing that .xauthKOoIQi file is named differently for different 
> users/machines?--Hope I'm not giving away any security on my system by 
> putting the name here.)

I think it's the *content* of that file that is sensitive info.


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