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Date:      Fri, 20 Nov 2020 22:30:37 +0300
From:      Yuri Pankov <yuripv@yuripv.dev>
To:        Antonio Olivares <olivares14031@gmail.com>, FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: /usr/local/bin/X: Only console users are allowed to run the X server
Message-ID:  <5884cc0b-8a4b-2993-7ab3-9b63b11524e6@yuripv.dev>
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Antonio Olivares wrote:
> Dear kind folks,
> 
> I have successfully installed FreeBSD 12.2-RELEASE on one of my
> machines, I get this error message.  I had not seen this before
> 
> xauth:  file /home/olivares/.serverauth.47583 does not exist
> 
> /usr/local/bin/X: Only console users are allowed to run the X server
> 
> xinit: giving up
> xinit: unable to connect to X server: Connection refused
> xinit: server error
> olivares@eightcore:~ $
> 
> I have created a file /etc/X11/Xwrapper.config and added

Xorg.wrap(1) says it should be /usr/local/etc/X11/Xwrapper.config (and 
that works for me).

> allowed_users = anybody in that file Xwrapper.config.
> I have install xfce4 and when I launch xfce terminal or xterm, I get
> the same message.  I can still do stuff from the shell but why do I
> get this message?
> I will be back next Monday 11/30 to this machine.  So I will not be
> able to try the suggestions till that time.  I also have not gotten
> java web start to work and it had worked great for me several years.



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