Edit: Unfortunately, the images originally included in this post are gone, because of hosting problems in late 2009. My apologies.
These drive me nuts.
Every time I start an X session, no matter what distro I seem to use, these pesky little %$@! show up in my home directory. They spawn like rabbits, and if I’m troubleshooting or can’t be bothered to delete them, they end up polluting my whole folder like Tribbles.
I found this on the tail of a howto by kerry_s intentionally aimed at an autologin option for Ubuntu. The autologin didn’t work for me, but this is a perfect solution to the serverauth issue.
/usr/bin/startx file and change line 131 to
Works like a champ.