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Re: [vox-tech] vncserver as user



Rod,

Changing permissions on /tmp/.X11-unix did the trick.  Very weird.  I
must have run the server as root the very first time, which set up that
dir with said permissions.

Gracias,
Dave

On Sat, 3 Aug 2002, Rod Roark wrote:

> OK... see if directory /tmp/.X11-unix exists and that you
> can write to it.  If it already contains a socket file, make
> sure you have permissions to overwrite it.
>
> Also make sure hostname "optimus" resolves to the desired IP
> address (i.e. is in /etc/hosts).
>
> -- Rod
>    http://www.sunsetsystems.com/
>
> On Saturday 03 August 2002 08:50 am, David Margolis wrote:
> > command line: vncserver -geometry 800x600 -depth 16
> > ~/.vnc/xstartup: /usr/local/bin/wmaker (but i've tried several combos
> > including various adaptions of the default twm version)
> >
> > dave
> >
> > On Fri, 2 Aug 2002, Rod Roark wrote:
> > > What's on your vncserver command line?
> > >
> > > What's in ~/.vnc/xstartup and in whatever it invokes?
> > >
> > > -- Rod
> > >    http://www.sunsetsystems.com/
> > >
> > > On Friday 02 August 2002 09:26 pm, David Margolis wrote:
> > > > hello,
> > > > i can run vncserver as root no problem.  i'm missing some
> > > > permission/xauth detail somewhere as i can't run the server as a user
> > > > (which seems like a better idea than running as root...
> > > >
> > > > anyway, i know there are some people here with vnc experience so it's
> > > > probabaly an easy one.
> > > >
> > > > here's the (hopefully) relavent line from my log file:
> > > >
> > > > _X11TransSocketINETConnect: Can't connect: errno = 105
> > > > /usr/local/bin/wmaker fatal error: could not open display "optimus:1"
> > > >
> > > > searching google for various parts of these errors hasn't helped except
> > > > to tell me that people who speak other languages have seen it and that
> > > > people who post to random forums never get responded to :>
> > > >
> > > > note: i can run x directly on this box as the user in question
> > > > thanks,
> > > >
> > > > davem
>
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