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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 +' and DISPLAY=localhost:0 will work just as easily.

"Normality is a statistical illusion." -- me

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