X2Go Bug report logs - #458
Apps launched by pkexec fail to start on specific distros

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Package: x2goserver; Maintainer for x2goserver is X2Go Developers <x2go-dev@lists.x2go.org>; Source for x2goserver is src:x2goserver.

Reported by: Michael DePaulo <mikedep333@gmail.com>

Date: Sat, 22 Mar 2014 16:05:02 UTC

Severity: normal

Tags: pending

Found in version

Fixed in version

Done: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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tag #458 pending
fixed #458


X2Go issue #458 (src:x2goserver) reported by you has been
fixed in X2Go Git. You can see the changelog below, and you can
check the diff of the fix at:


The issue will most likely be fixed in src:x2goserver (

X2Go Git Admin (on behalf of the sender of this mail)

commit 421d42addb2dc10ce80644eb8a3ab30ca7a78dba
Author: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>
Date:   Wed Aug 20 11:11:09 2014 +0200

    Export XAUTHORITY env var in x2goruncommand to enable privilege upgrade for applications started via pkexec. (Fixes: #458).

diff --git a/debian/changelog b/debian/changelog
index fdf038c..a56c63b 100644
--- a/debian/changelog
+++ b/debian/changelog
@@ -71,6 +71,8 @@ x2goserver ( UNRELEASED; urgency=low
     - Abort session if env var $HOME is not set or if $HOME contains non-ASCII
       characters. (Fixes: #397).
+    - Export XAUTHORITY env var in x2goruncommand to enable privilege upgrade
+      for applications started via pkexec. (Fixes: #458).
   * debian/control, x2goserver.spec:
     + Update versioned D: x2goagent (>= This assures that X2Go
       works with poly-instantiated /tmp directories.

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