Xorg listening on the WAN?

Walter Hurry walterhurry at gmail.com
Mon Jun 25 19:51:23 UTC 2012

On Mon, 25 Jun 2012 21:22:57 +0200, Matthias Apitz wrote:

> $ man Xorg | col -b | fgrep -- -nolisten

Thanks for the pointer.

I'm probably being stupid here, and I should have mentioned that I had 
already tried 'man Xorg' and 'man Xsession'. I appreciate that the answer 
is probably to put '-nolisten tcp' somewhere, but where?

As far as I can see, XDM invokes /usr/local/lib/X11/xdm/Xsession, which 
seems to do little more than call $HOME/.xsession. This last runs /usr/
local/bin/startlxde,  which in turn invokes /usr/local/bin/lxsession (a 

I have looked at 'man lxsession' and found it of little help. So I'm 
rather lost. Can you amplify a little?

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