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Month: August 2020

Re: [trinity-users] Beowulf/Buster upgrade - sudoers list - password problems

From: <phiebie@...>
Date: Sat, 29 Aug 2020 16:47:48 +0200
Sehr geehrter Dr. Nikolaus Klepp,

> Ok. To run programs as root on X11 you need to transfer X credentials
> to root. This can be done by hand (eek!) or just use "sux". 

Probably also the reason sux is dead upstream and sux was pretty much
a Debian issue.

To /etc/pam.d/su add:
# Forward xauth keys between users if invoker is root or UID 1000 or
session  optional systemuser=999

A 6 year old patch, that still works.

Regards, Peter.