Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 245362
Switch user will not work because .Xauthority file has moved
Last modified: 2013-03-05 22:51:08 EST
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Description of problem:
Your user does not have permissions to create additional logins. Check your ~/.Xauthority setup.
~/.Xauthority file badly configured or missing.
100 Not authenticated
.Xauthority no longer exists in Rawhide.
> echo $XAUTHORITY
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Try to switchuser
Also close button on error box does not close. It does nothing, Have to click
on window close X
Dan, how are you trying to switch users, with the fast-user-switch applet ?
That works fine for me.
Yes with the applet.
Ok now it seems to be working. I guess a yum update fixed it.