Subject: Re: Answer to Weird xauth problem with firefox & thunderbird
To: Art Lemasters <>
From: Hiroshi SAKURAI <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/05/2005 13:09:58

On 10/5/05, Art Lemasters <> wrote:
>    Firefox and thunderbird have been failing to start in new
> accounts with an error message like the following.
>    Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
>    Xlib: XDM authorization key matches an existing client!

I had the same problem on debian sarge.

I think you should do
 $ xhost +
before launching firefox for the first time after installation.