Subject: Re: Answer to Weird xauth problem with firefox & thunderbird
To: Hiroshi SAKURAI <email@example.com>
From: Gavan Fantom <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/05/2005 09:48:53
Hiroshi SAKURAI wrote:
> On 10/5/05, Art Lemasters <email@example.com> 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.
This is absolutely not a solution, and will leave your X server wide
open to *anyone*, without authentication.
Gillette - the best a man can forget