Re: wdm & security
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On Friday 25 May 2001 10:00 am, John Galt wrote:
> On Fri, 25 May 2001, Steve wrote:
> >"Ed" == Ed Street <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >> Hello, If memory serves me correctly there's a line in /etc/X11 that
> >> you can add/modify to tell it to NOT lissen.
> > startx -- -nolisten tcp
> >will have the effect. However, there doesn't seem to be a global
> >setting that will enforce it system-wide, short of aliasing startx to
> >that command.
There is at least if you use a display manager: edit /etc/X11/*dm/Xservers
and add "-nolisten tcp" to the end of the relevant line if it isn't there
already. AFAIK you can do it for all servers in /etc/X11/xinit/xserverrc, but
as has been said, it should be there by default.
Chris Boyle - Winchester College - http://archives.wincoll.ac.uk/
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