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Re: [SLUG] X authentication failure
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] X authentication failure
- From: Roland Turner <raz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri Aug 11 22:16:50 2000
- Organization: -
> I shut down X/windowmaker and then rebooted the system. Now I can't get X
> to restart. I get the following "diagnostics":
> [david@fast david]$ startx
> xauth: creating new authority file /home/david/.Xauthority
> Authentication failed
> xinit: Server error.
> [david@fast david]$
> I can startx as root, but not as any user. man startx and man xinit
> didn't help me much. Any suggestions?
Odd. Can you show us an 'ls -l /home/david/.Xauthority'?