[PLUG] Opening X app when su root

Charlie Schluting charlie at schluting.com
Sat Sep 18 13:26:02 PDT 2004

Rich Shepard wrote:

> On Sat, 18 Sep 2004, Derek Loree wrote:
>> Try the 'su' command without the "-".  This will give you root
>> privileges without the root environment.  Since your environment won't
>> change, 'spadmin' should fire right up.


chmod 755 ~/.Xauthority
su -
XAUTHORITY=~user/.Xauthority spadmin


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