[CLUG-chat] User foobar cannot 'su' inside X

Alan McKinnon alan at linuxholdings.co.za
Wed Nov 15 09:54:07 SAST 2006


On Wednesday 15 November 2006 09:34, Percy Langa wrote:
> >Try restarting X and see if that picks up the group changes.
>
> I did try CTRL + ALT + B/SPACE (X restart), no luck :O(

Which distro, and are you running a display manager? 

If there's a DM involved, you have to restart that to get a new profile 
read, as the new X-Server and all it's children are still using 
the /etc/profile read in when xdm/gdm/kdm started

alan


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