Thanks for the quick responses. I was trying
to run admintool as root while /dev/console
was owned by user. duh! Anyway, many of you
suggested "xhost" as another solution.
----- Begin Included Message -----
I'm getting this error when attempting to access
admintool as root:
[hostname]# admintool &
[hostname]# admintool: could not start display method for this reason:
Xlib: connection to "[hostname]:0.0" refused by server
Xlib: Client is not authorized to connect to Server
XView error: Cannot open connection to window server: [hostname]:0 (Server package)
In my home directory there is a file, .xsun.[hostname]:0, which I believe
holds a "magic-cookie" that allows me to run admintool in my user account.
I didn't notice a similar file in the root directory, so I copied mine over.
That didn't work. How does one create this file for root, if this is what
I'm missing OR am I way off base. This is more curiosity than crisis.
Thanks. Will summarize
----- End Included Message -----
Kevin Sheehan jvncnet!uniq.com.au!Kevin.Sheehan
Yves Hardy jvncnet!suntech.abcomp.be!yves
Matthias Kurz <jvncnet!baerlap.north.de!mk>
Lothar Mueller <jvncnet!darmstadt.gmd.de!mueller>
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.2 : Fri Sep 28 2001 - 23:10:18 CDT