AW: can't start xfree as user

Mon Dec 3 08:07:00 GMT 2001

I'm doing that already, but as I've got to develop this for other people to 
use as well, it's not really an option for me.

But thanks anyway.

>From: Rüdiger Bodack <>
>To: 'pingu' <>,
>Subject: AW: can't start xfree as user
>Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2001 16:18:13 +0100
>after A while I had enough with win2k rights and added my network user to
>the local administrator group. Now I am the boss on my computer. Not
>elegant, but works.
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > Can anyone help out with this problem please? I have XFree86
> > running on
> > Windows 2K and it is fine for me when I'm logged in as Admin but if I
> > log in as a User it won't run. I have a feeling the answer is to set
> > owner of xinit to root but as I'm using cygwin I don't think this is
> > possible is it? I'd appreciate any help. Thanks.

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