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Re: XFree86 4.2 bug in Debian Testing

>From Ivan Brezina on Friday, 08 November, 2002:
>Another possibility is:
>su -c vim-gtk 
>you can also use xhost +username for allowing users to connect to our
>Xserver. But this does not work for me on Debian.

xhost is for working with connections coming over tcp.  :0.0 uses
  a named socket (/tmp/Xsomething), and Debian's X servers don't listen
  in on a tcp socket by default (security.  No chance of someone sniffing
  your password if nobody can connect remotely!).  Thus, xhost won't work.


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