Re: [wmii] wmiir : fatal: can't mount

From: Kris Maglione <>
Date: Mon, 5 May 2008 15:14:14 -0400

On Mon, May 05, 2008 at 09:30:23PM +0300, A K wrote:
>After that I only managed to make wmii run under the root
>acount. When trying to run wmii as normal user wmii would
>start and stop half way - all I get is a dumb white screen.
>Forcing a return to console I get the following error:

I suspect that you created a /tmp/ns.$USER.$DISPLAY owned by
root the first time you ran wmii. Afterwards, wmii couldn't use
it as an unpriveleged user (nor would it, if it weren't owned by
you; it should have died with a different error, though).

Kris Maglione
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