[lug] Doh. Cannot start X

Sean Reifschneider jafo at tummy.com
Sat Oct 7 22:20:43 MDT 2000

On Sat, Oct 07, 2000 at 07:10:01PM -0600, Anders Knudsen wrote:
>Up until today, I have been able to "startx" on my RH6.2 box using 
>my user account no prob. So...I was updating mysql, recompiling, 
>and everythings looking OK. I reboot. I re log in. I type "startx" and 

What are the permissions on your X program?

	guin:jafo$ which X
	guin:jafo$ ls -l /usr/X11R6/bin/X
	lrwxrwxrwx    1 root     root            8 Jun 27 22:51 /usr/X11R6/bin/X -> Xwrapper*
	guin:jafo$ ls -l /usr/X11R6/bin/Xwrapper 
	-rws--x--x    1 root     root         6260 Mar  6  2000 /usr/X11R6/bin/Xwrapper*

Notice that Xwrapper is mode 4755, owned by root.  I'd guess that yours is not.

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