Re: X11 4* + export DISPLAY
Hi Don and others,
the suggestion works GREAT !
On Wed, 9 Jan 2002, Donald R. Spoon wrote:
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> > Hi guys,
> > I have upgraded one of my alpha machines to woody+sid.
> > During upgrade X11R6 3whatever become X11R6 4whatever.
> > Unfortunately I cannot export DISPLAY TO this machine anymore.
> > I assume X11 has changed some flags somewhere, but unfortunately I could
> > not find the right place.
> > xhost seems to work but external linuxes give "permission denied".
> > I am wondering if some X11 guru has a good suggestion for me.
> > Thanks,
> > Stefano
> In /etc/X11/xinit/xserverrc, try changing the following:
> "exec /usr/bin/X11/X -dpi 100 -nolisten tcp"
> to read:
> "exec /usr/bin/X11/X -dpi 100 "
> The X server will not listen for external tcp connections (by default for
> security reasons) unless the "-nolisten tcp" option is removed. You also
> need to do this to get XDMCP to work. This "might "be your problem. Other
> times I have seen this message is from the Xauthority file when trying to
> open up a display (xterm) after su to root from a user account. There is a
> solution for this too.... but I cannot recall exactly what it is. It has
> something to do with modifying the xauthority file....I think.
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