licq troubles

Scot Mc Pherson smcpherson at bradentonherald.com
Tue Jul 17 04:51:37 PDT 2001


Oh I just about don't believe it. It was because I was su'd to root that
I couldn't get licq to start properly. Once I dropped back into my main
shell everything worked just fine.

Thanx for your help guys.

Scot



Jeremy Utley wrote:
> 
> Scot - Dont' know if you got this fixed or not, but you're half way to fixing it.
> 
> Setting the display variable as the root user is only half the battle. You also have to tell the x-server that it should allow connections from itself...Open up an xterm as the user who actually owns the X server, and type:
> 
> xhost +localhost
> 
> and you should be good to do.  OR.....simply run licq as the user, not as root...either one will work!
> 
> J_Man
> 
> On Mon, 16 Jul 2001 15:56:44 -0400
> Scot Mc Pherson <smcpherson at bradentonherald.com> wrote:
> 
> > Jesse Tie Ten Quee wrote:
> > >
> > > Yo,
> > >
> > > On Mon, Jul 16, 2001 at 09:46:35AM -0400, Scot Mc Pherson wrote:
> > > > 2) perhaps someone has a better alternative to licq.
> > >
> > > uh...GnomeICU? no idea, haven't used it in nearly two years...
> >
> >
> >  I could try it.
> >
> >
> > > > As I said it seems to compile fine. I compile in the qt-gui plugin,
> > > > (discovered this after I got the message "can't find qt-gui"" message at
> > > > $ ./licq
> > >
> > > Did you install it? i'm pretty sure that licq hard codes most things and
> > > it would not work from the build directory..?
> >
> > Oh yes, I installed it
> >
> > > > the error I get is , "unable to connect to X server"
> > >
> > > Did you compile as another user? (eg root) if so try setting; export
> > > DISPLAY=0:0
> >
> > Ok I tried that,
> >  It didn't work.
> >
> > Xlib: connection to "0:0.0" refused by server
> > Xlib: Client is not authorized to connect to Server
> > licq: cannot connect to X server 0:0
> >
> >
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