Xorg listening on the WAN?

Walter Hurry walterhurry at gmail.com
Mon Jun 25 20:33:35 UTC 2012


On Mon, 25 Jun 2012 22:05:50 +0200, Matthias Apitz wrote:

> El día Monday, June 25, 2012 a las 09:58:37PM +0200, Matthias Apitz
> escribió:
> 
>> El día Monday, June 25, 2012 a las 07:51:02PM +0000, Walter Hurry
>> escribió:
>> 
>> > 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?
>> 
>> $ cat ~/.xserverrc exec X -nolisten tcp -retro
> 
> sorry, it took me some time to remember where the pointer is:
> 
> $ man xinit | col -b | fgrep xserverrc
> 
Thanks again for your assistance. I didn't have a $HOME/.xserverrc, so I 
created one with your contents (permissions 744).

It doesn't seem to have made any difference at all, though. After 
restart, I am still getting the same output from netstat and sockstat.

So I'm still in the dark.




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