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When I try to start x from a login other than root, the following occurs: #startx xauth: creating new authority file /home/myuser/.serverauth.2965 Fatal server error: Cannot move old log file ...
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- 02-10-2008 #1
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- Apr 2006
X won't start for users other than root
xauth: creating new authority file /home/myuser/.serverauth.2965
Fatal server error:
Cannot move old log file ("var/log/Xorg.0.log" to "/var/log.Xorg.0.log.old"
xinit: No such file or directory (errno 2): unable to connect to X server
xinit: No such process (errno 3): Server error.
When I log in as root and startx, KDE loads fine.
I created the login I'm having trouble with using the useradd script. It's set to use /bin/bash shell.
- 02-10-2008 #2
Which distro are you using? I notice you are starting x while there is a '#' there, which makes me wonder if you really are user instead of root. From the command line as root, do: