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I don't have any .Xauthority file

asked 2018-09-04 11:53:18 -0500

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Hello guys, I just fresh installed Fedora last version. Then I tried to install VMWare. Headers etc. everything is OK but when I run the VMWare it says "Unable to copy the user's Xauthorization file" because I don't have any .Xauthority file. How can I generate that?

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answered 2018-09-04 17:26:45 -0500

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Well, I created .Xauthority file with touch did chown and chmod things.

This is the echo $DISPLAY output here.: :0 This is the echo $XAUTHORITY output here: /home/vaio/.Xauthority

After all I ran the VMware with sudo but I know the Wayland have some problems while running as "root" so I applied this before run: $ xhost +local:

Then I got this message: link text

This is the log I have: link text I think I have problems with kernel headers, please help me ASAP. :v

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Have you any chance to use a different virtualization solution instead? In my experience, KVM/Qemu is way more stable and does not break for those simple nonsense reasons. You may want to try different GUIs for it, e.g. GNOME boxes or virt-manager.

genodeftest gravatar imagegenodeftest ( 2018-09-05 08:34:37 -0500 )edit

I'll try KVM/Qemu or Virtualbox. Thanks.

SixSixSix gravatar imageSixSixSix ( 2018-09-05 10:34:56 -0500 )edit

answered 2018-09-04 14:31:17 -0500

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updated 2018-09-04 14:35:35 -0500 Adapt to fedora : The .Xauthority file does not exist. Create it then give the file the right permission. Ensure you have a valid license.

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