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Re: Emacs in GUI from two different users.




I believe that only works if you're using X.Org. In Wayland that kind of
thing does not exist.

--Francisco

On Sat, 2019-05-04 at 02:46 +0200, An Liu wrote:
> 
> HI,
> short answer is yes,you can have both emacs displayed in GUI
> 
>  i think the problem is when you switch to goo,the auth  to DISPLAY is
> lost
> 
> it depends much on how you switch to goo from foo 
> 
> btw,
> i guess you login to foo with display-manager such as gdm or something
> alike,and switch to goo with su 
> 
> serveral ways
> a little tricky but simple to work
> 1. switch to goo via ssh -X goo@localhost 
> 2. try to start emacs in this session
> 
> 
> the 2nd one is to use xauth to deal with X permission
> 
> 1. as foo 
> echo $DISPLAY (typically you will get :0)
> xauth list (remember the hexcode )let's say $hex
> 2. as goo
> export DISPLAY=:0 (or what you actually get in 1)
> xauth add :0 . $hex (easiest way is just do a copy-and-paste)
> 3. try to start emas in this session
> 
> 
> you can also use “xauth merge” or “xhost”,but the principle is the
> same
> 
> 
> On Fri, May 3, 2019 at 23:14 aprekates <aprekates@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >   hi. in debian 9 i start emacs as user foo from the terminal and
> > the 
> > gui start up. i start emacs from the terminal as another user goo
> > and 
> > the text version comes.
> > 
> > Can both users have their own gui emacs sessions ?
> > 
> > 
> > Alexandros
> > 
> > 
> 
> -- 
> Liu An 
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Francisco M Neto <fmneto@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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