Subject: Re: X security query.
To: Aidan Kehoe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Tom Ivar Helbekkmo <email@example.com>
Date: 05/06/2003 10:42:45
Aidan Kehoe <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > If they have read access to said .Xauthority file, yes.
> This person didn't.
Oops. I didn't notice that you've got a zero length .Xauthority.
> > > 9:48PM ~ > ls -l ~aidan/.Xauthority
> > > -rw------- 1 aidan wheel 0 May 5 20:20 /home/aidan/.Xauthority
Something wrong with your /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xdm/xdm-config, perhaps?
There should be a "DisplayManager._0.authorize: true" in there for
your primary display, for instance.
Tom Ivar Helbekkmo, Senior System Administrator, EUnet Norway
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