Slow "su - user" under X11 (pam, xauth)

Tomasz Pala gotar at
Sun Feb 22 13:22:55 CET 2009

On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 12:52:14 +0100, Radoslaw Zielinski wrote:

> The problem: "su - user" under X is slow.
> The background: I've added an user, now I'm trying to "sudo su - ..." to
> it.  I'm doing this from an X session, so pam has decided to use

I got a similar problem and resolved it by creating empty
~/.xauth/export or import file.


Tomasz Pala <gotar at>

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