Re: Debian XFree86 "-nolisten tcp"
On Wed, 14 Apr 2004 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> I run a cluster of machines w/ only one display; I need to run lots of
> remote X apps. For performance, I think I need the X server listening
> on a TCP port - but Debian makes a big deal about the security
> implications. Have I any options besides A) using SSH, B) removing the
> "-nolisten tcp" option, (or C) avoiding remote X apps)?
In my experience, running remote applications over compressed ssh is much
faster than using a tcp port (and safer) and cpu utilization is very low.