[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Xlib3.3 server probs



"Colin R. Telmer" wrote:
> Actually, to be somewhat more secure (if you are connected to the net),
> you can use (it should be xhost, not xhosts) 
> 
>     xhost +fulldomainname
> 
> so that other machines are still refused. Also, if this is the way you
> choose to go, you can alternatively create the file /etc/X*.hosts
> (replacing * with the display number, usually 0) and include each machine
> on individual lines. See xhost(1) for details. Cheers, Colin

Why go to so much trouble with a FQDN?  'xhost +localhost' or
'xhost +127.0.0.1' and DISPLAY=localhost:0 will work just as easily.


Stephen
---
"Normality is a statistical illusion." -- me


--
TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM THIS MAILING LIST: e-mail the word "unsubscribe" to
debian-user-request@lists.debian.org . 
Trouble?  e-mail to templin@bucknell.edu .


Reply to: