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October 19, 2004, 3:33 pm
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Yes I've googled around, but didn't find the perfect solution.
I want to connect to X11 via a shh tunnel and then do a "su -
What is the best way to save the cookie?
$ echo $DISPLAY
$ xauth list | grep ':10'
xserver/unix:10 MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 12345678901234567896012345678901
$ su - non-root
$ export DISPLAY=localhost:10.0
How to get the cookie to the new user with xauth merge?
The real problem, how to do it automaticly.
Should I protect the cookie against other users? Or can I just copy it
to /tmp to be read by the su-user?
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