Re: XFree86 4.2 bug in Debian Testing
* David Stanaway <firstname.lastname@example.org> [20021110 14:19]:
> On Fri, 2002-11-08 at 11:42, Joseph Pingenot 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.
> xhost + 'local:*'
not much better. this way, you 'only' give local users access to your
X-session to open (transparent, event catching, screenshoting) windows
and the like, not the hole world ..
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