Starting X

Pete French pete at twisted.org.uk
Sun Sep 29 21:41:51 BST 2002


> This is probably a really simple one, but how do I set up X so that I
> can run it as a normal user without having to su root? It says something
> about having to suid the X server as root, but whats the X server
> called? I can't find any info on it anywhere.

Install the 'wrapper' prot. If you did a 'make install' in XFree86-4
then it should have installed this for you automatically. Then startx will
work as any user.

-bat.




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