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Invalid x11 authentication cookie!

Last post: Saturday, September 27, 2003 3:38 AM by Adam, 1 reply

 
Friday, September 26, 2003 5:44 PM - Robert Au

Invalid x11 authentication cookie!

 
I encounter the above error message when I try to run Synopsys from the workstation at PC.

The full error message is listed below, anyone have idea how to solve it?

Xlib: connection to "localhost:10.0" refused by server
Xlib: Xssh: Invalid x11 authentication cookie!
Error: Can't Open display

Robert
Saturday, September 27, 2003 3:38 AM - Adam

Re: Invalid x11 authentication cookie!

 
The problem may occur when you have switched user to another one after connecting over SSH. If the user id is changed, the new user can't read the "$HOME/.Xauthority" file of the original user.

Adam