Re: Can't remote X
On Fri, 27 Nov 1998, Cesare Tagliaferri wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Nov 1998, Kent West wrote:
> >Now, for the Thanksgiving weekend, I've traveled 150 miles east (from
> >Abilene to Ft Worth) to my folks' house, and am using my Debian laptop on
> >my Mom's ISP and trying to telnet back to my Abilene Debian box. However,
> >I'm getting an error to the effect that the client is not authorized to
> >connect to the Xserver. Is this some sort of default setting in Debian
> >that I need to turn off somewhere, or is it some sort of barrier in Mom's
> >ISP service, or what?
> >Any clues as to how I can connect?
> You have to do, on the machine running the server:
> xhost "client ip"
> this will authorize the client.
I tried this earlier today and it didn't work, but I tried it again just
now and it worked. I guess I just wasn't holding my mouth right* when I
*For those from other cultures, this means "I don't have an explanation
for the phenomenon so it must be attributable to the nuances of facial
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