Re: Running XFree86 as a user

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On Wednesday 18 December 2002 08:49 pm, Jim Harford wrote:
> Hi,
> I just installed FreeBSD 4.6 (from CD distribution set) and used the
> built-in installer to install XFree86 version  After fighting with
> the configuration options for my video card, I got it working if I invoke
> startx from the root.  However, the only way I could find to run startx
> from a user account was to change the SUID bit on the file
> /usr/X11R6/bin/XFree86.  Is this the best way to do this?  Am I opening
> myself up to some security problem?  I am relatively new to unix, is the
> normal stuff that any software installation involves?
> Jim Harford

If it works like Linux put this in the XF86Config file usually in /etc/X11;

	Mode 0666

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