xhost does not work as expected
youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Thu Apr 27 13:31:17 UTC 2006
Frank Bonnet wrote:
> Olivier Nicole wrote:
>> What window manager are you using?
>> I started my laptop connected to root and lauched KDE and found out
>> that it was not listening to TCP port 6000.
> In fact yes I run KDE too ...
> and yes it does not listen on 6000 port ...
> performing a "ps -ax | grep X" give that result
> /usr/X11R6/bin/X -nolisten tcp :0 -auth /var/run/xauth/A:0-3w0oIN (Xorg)
> I think the -nolisten option is guilty ...
> My problem is I need KDE to work properly ...
> I'm going to check KDE launching scripts to try avoiding it.
> I'll let you know if I succeed :-)
It's most likely because you (or someone masquerading as you, ie
startkde) is using a default startx setup:
gcooper at sprsd /usr/X11R6 $ grep -r nolisten *
X11R6/bin/startx:defaultserverargs="-nolisten tcp -br"
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