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  1. #1

    Startx problems

    When i log as user in the xfce desktop in fedora core the window doesn't appear for a long time.the following message appears
    "host name host name look up failure
    x autho: time out in locking author file /home/muran/.xauthority["
    please help

  2. #2

    Re:Startx problems

    try to make sure the following line is in your '/etc/hosts' file

    127.0.0.1localhost.localdomainlocalhost

    hope that helps.

  3. #3

    Re:Startx problems

    Also, try removing everything in your /tmp folder

    Code:
    su -c rm -rf /tmp

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