Xauth not in path?

Tristan Richardson tjr "at" orl.co.uk
Mon, 23 Mar 1998 10:38:55 +0000


> Yes, I have just istalled a copy of Vnc on my remote 
> Sparc20/Solaris2.5 Attempting to strt server via telnet I reciev an 
> error Xauth not found in path. I looked at the perl script to see 
> that there is a referance to .Xauthority but see that ther is no dir 
> created when un taring the file. What am I missing?

This sounds like you don't have the standard X applications such as "xauth" on
your PATH.  On Solaris this means you need to add "/usr/openwin/bin" to your
PATH environment variable.

Cheers

Tristan

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