XWin and multiple users

aroushdi aroushdi@hotmail.com
Tue Jun 8 07:15:00 GMT 2004

Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> On Mon, 24 May 2004, Alexander Gottwald wrote:
>>Kris Thielemans wrote:
>>>I started a thread on this a few months ago. Some mail-archive searching
>>>would help you.
>>>Unless you want to use Fast-User-Switching (FUS), the solution is to exit
>>>XWin before you log out ( a good idea in any case), e.g. by double cliking
>>>the X icon in your task bar. If you do need FUS, apparently you can try to
>>>start different users on different screens (using the -screen option of
>>>XWin). I've never tried that though.
>>The -screen option will not help. Use other display numbers instead:
>>user    startup           $DISPLAY       file in /tmp
>>Alice   XWin :0 $OPTIONS  localhost:0.0  /tmp/.X11-unix/X0
>>Bob     XWin :1 $OPTIONS  localhost:1.0  /tmp/.X11-unix/X1
>>Charly  XWin :2 $OPTIONS  localhost:2.0  /tmp/.X11-unix/X2
>>If the /tmp/.X11-unix directory still makes problems start XWin with
>>XWin -nolisten unix $OPTIONS
>>This way the :0.0 display will not work but localhost:0.0 and hostname:0.0
>>will still work and can be used as replacement.
> Just for the record: another solution is to make /tmp a user mount, and
> have it in a different location for each user.  That has other
> connotations, presumably, but I thought I'd mention it here for
> completeness.
> 	Igor
>>>>On a windows XP machine with cygwin-x installed, if I can start the X
>>>>server, then other windows users cannot. re-assigning ownership of
>>>>/tmp/.X11-unix/ from chesky to jake allows jake to run X when he is logged
>>>>in, but then I cannot.
>>>>The error message implies that /tmp/.X11-unix/ should be owned by root,
>>>>but there is no such user.
>>>>I'll try to subscribe to or monitor the list, but please cc me
>>>>when replying.
How can we implement yser mount for temp . When i try to mount i get 
rejected . Can u tell us how

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