Re: XFree86 4.2 bug in Debian Testing
On Fri, Nov 08, 2002 at 10:53:10AM -0800, Yogesh Sharma wrote:
> > 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.
> I am using woody + testing + some unstable:
> in xterm/gnome-terminal usually I do (as normal user)
> xhost +
This disables access control in the X server. This is, almost always, a
very bad idea.