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whenever i try Code: startx as a user, the system hangs and says something about a xauth file or .Xauthority or something in my /home/<user> file any help is appreciated...
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    Can't startx as user, only as root


    whenever i try
    Code:
    startx
    as a user, the system hangs and says something about a xauth file or .Xauthority or something in my /home/<user> file
    any help is appreciated

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    Code:
    ls -a
    do you have a file named .Xauthority?
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    i found a post on this topic a few pages back and that fixed it, thanks anyway

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