new user can't run X apps
On 5/6/10, Grant <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> I created a new user with useradd but I get X errors like "cannot open
>>> display" and "cannot connect to X server" when I try to run X apps as
>>> the new user. I've tried restarting with the same results. Does
>>> anyone know why this is happening?
>> Is the user in the video group?
> Yes, I should have said that.
How have you set up the X session for the users? Is it specified,
e.g., in /etc/env.d/90xsession or in some user-specific configuration
files that only the other one would have?
Does anything exceptional appear in Xorg.log?
(As you can notice, I'm just guessing and shooting in the dark here.)