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Re: [SLUG] X authentication failure


David wrote:

> 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'?

- Raz