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Re: emacs to run as root from su, in its own X window?


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: emacs to run as root from su, in its own X window?
Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2002 18:14:12 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090006 (Oort Gnus v0.06) Emacs/21.3.50 (ia64-suse-linux)

Dan Jacobson <address@hidden> writes:

|> How do I get emacs to run as root when I do su, in its own X window?

You need to carry the X authorization information over to root.  See
xauth(1).

Andreas.

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