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Date:      Sat, 21 Nov 2020 10:11:02 -0600
From:      Antonio Olivares <>
To:        Jacques Foucry <>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <>
Subject:   Re: /usr/local/bin/X: Only console users are allowed to run the X server
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In-Reply-To: <X7jQsSMDgySbnQtg@mithril>
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On Saturday, November 21, 2020, Jacques Foucry <>
> Le vendredi 20 nov. 2020 =C3=A0 13:27:29 (-0600), Antonio Olivares =C3=A0=
>> Dear kind folks,
> Hello,
>> 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
> I did not hava any Xwrapper.config files not in /etc/X11 or
> /usr/local/etc/X11.
> So I ask a stupid question (because it's already happenend with Linux),
is the
> package xauth installed?
> --
> Jacques Foucry

I will have to check on Monday Nov 30.  I am away from machine and will
have access till that day.

I installed xorg along with xfce.
# pkg install xorg xfce4
And start with
exec startxfce4

This had never happened to me before.  It is a new occurance for me.

Best Regards,


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