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Re: single linux box on dsl?



Guy Fraser said:
> William Hooper wrote:
>
>>Guy Fraser said:
>>
>>
>>>Yes FC1 does use TCP ports for X11.
>>>
>>>
>>No, it doesn't.  Just one example of many:
>>http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-list/2003-November/msg04180.html
>>
>>
> Again with the XDMCP session management access.
>
> RTFM about gdm.conf.
>
> You do not need to use kdm,gdm or xdm to run X.

I agree, but the default configuration is to use runlevel 5, which has TCP
disabled.  If you choose to start X a different way, you can use
"-nolisten tcp" (which is the same option passed by GDM).

> Selective editing can't save you. If you don't know what your talking
> about, admit you don't and learn. If you have an Xserver running you
> will have and open TCP port = 6000 + display_number. If you do not have
> a port listening, then you are not running X, you may be running some
> other graphical interface but it is not X.

RTFM for Xserver.  It is the example for "-nolisten".

MHarris ranks above you in my "knowledge of X" scale.

http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.redhat.rhl.general/1314

-- 
William Hooper




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