What is causing this problem with :0?

Gilbert Sebenste sebenste at weather.admin.niu.edu
Wed Nov 19 17:24:53 UTC 2003

On Wed, 19 Nov 2003, Joel Uckelman wrote:

> > 
> > /usr/X11R6/bin/X :0 -audit 0 -auth /var/gdm/:0.Xauth -nolisten tcp vt7
> > 
> > I *do* want it to listen, I guess. So, what controls this and how do I fix 
> > it to look like the command at top?
> > 
> > Thank you for any help!
> If you're using GDM as your login manager, then these options are coming 
> from your /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf.
> "-nolisten tcp" isn't the cause of your problem unless what you're trying 
> to do is have X listen for connections from remote machines.


It *did* work though...using the login manager, I am now able to have X 
listen locally. If I just do a xhost + machine at a command prompt, it 
should just allow that machine only to listen, correct?

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