POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.unix : Invalid display, MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 : Re: Invalid display, MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 Server Time
15 Jul 2024 20:46:18 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Invalid display, MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1  
From: Cousin Ricky
Date: 23 Mar 2019 11:06:36
Message: <5c964b7c$1@news.povray.org>
On 2019-03-22 5:15 PM (-4), jr wrote:
> 
> Cousin Ricky <ric### [at] yahoocom> wrote:
>>>>> xhost +local:
>> That worked; thanks!
> 
> glad it works.
> 
>> I also figured out how to turn it off:
>>
>>     xhost -LOCAL:
> 
> :-)
> 
> of course this fix only masks the problem.  I'm wondering, if you 'ls -l' the
> POV-Ray executable, is it actually owned by 'root'?  I ask because (a) I've
> never had a permission problem with POV-Ray, and (b) I use xhost -local: when I
> am logged in (in a xterm) as a different user and want that user to run graphics
> stuff on "my" desktop.  if the program is not root owned "chown" it and you
> should not need (fingers crossed :-)) to use xhost.

ricky@linux-dc58:/usr/local/bin> ls -l povray*
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 2672528 Nov 30  2013 povray
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 3242336 Feb 22  2013 povray-3.5
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 2971828 Feb 22  2013 povray-3.6
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 2672528 Nov 30  2013 povray-3.7
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 2672528 Nov 30  2013 povray-3.7.0
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 3018992 Jun 25  2017 povray-3.7.1
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 2993904 Mar 13  2017 povray-3.7.1.b4
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 2993904 Mar 28  2017 povray-3.7.1.b5
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 2998000 May  8  2017 povray-3.7.1.b6
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 2998000 May 20  2017 povray-3.7.1.b7
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 3018992 Jun 25  2017 povray-3.7.1-rc1
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 3836504 Feb 19 00:37 povray-3.8
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 3918456 Jan 16 21:38 povray-3.8.0-a10013324
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 3836504 Feb 19 00:37 povray-3.8.0-a10064268
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 3777112 Oct 25 21:54 povray-3.8.0-a9893777
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 3777112 Nov 30 16:37 povray-3.8.0-a9945627


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