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That confounded "can't find xauth" problem
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: That confounded "can't find xauth" problem
- From: Henry Lenzi <hlenzi_(_at_)_brturbo_(_dot_)_com_(_dot_)_br>
- Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2005 22:58:33 -0200 (BRST)
I'm suffering the infamous "xauth problem" when trying to startx for the first
time as a normal user (root does fine). When a user executes
/usr/X11R6/bin/startx, and error message spits out, saying "XAUTH: NOT FOUND".
Now, what does /that/ mean?
It has been suggested here and there, on lists, that the user add
/usr/X11R6/bin to his/her $PATH. However, I find that I cannot do it, for
whatever reason. I should also say that I'm using the Korn shell.
I also find it intriguing that the suggested path is by default set in
As I am fairly new to this OpenBSD thing (which I'm beginning to love), I would
appreciate some explanation.
My setup is practically a "virgin", with very little tweaking, except that I'm
using 3.5 still (will upgrade soon).
Thanks in advance,
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