Remote access in 5.1
cpghost at cordula.ws
Wed Mar 10 04:36:29 PST 2004
> > On Tue, Mar 09, 2004 at 11:13:21PM -0500, Mike Jeays wrote:
> > > Since upgrading from 4.7 to 5.1, I can no longer open an xterm from
> > > another machine by setting the DISPLAY variable to point to the 5.1
> > > machine. Is there some setting that is now disabled by default for
> > > security? Other connectivity works fine.
> > XFree86 no longer defaults to use the -listen_tcp option; see the
> > startx manpage.
You may prefer to use ssh's X11Forwarding with 'ssh -X remotehost',
and avoid -listen_tcp for security reasons. Make sure that X11Forwarding
is set to yes in /etc/ssh/sshd_config.
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