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Re: X server not reponding

> On Fri, 2005-06-24 at 10:05, Dan Track wrote:
> > Hi
> > 
> > isn't xhost only used when using the X server. I'm sure ssh traffic
> > doesn't need the xserver to grant it permission.
> > 
> > Dan
> If I understand the problem he is using ssh to establish a connection to
> a remote system and is trying to run a program that will display a
> window back on to the local system.  On the local system you have to
> tell it to allow a remote system to display a window.  To open it up to
> everyone you use "xhost +".  However in some environments that can, and
> has, resulted in pranks being played when someone directs
> windows/displays at someone else's computer.  You can restrict this to
> specific machines using xhost.
> What makes me think that is the problem is the error message saying:
> Xlib: connection to "localhost:10.0" refused by server"
> The server with X11 forwarding is the local machine where the display
> is.  So I am pretty sure running the command xhost + would most likely
> fix the problem.
> -- 
> Scot L. Harris
> webid cfl rr com

    ssh -X ???


Peter Skensved                          Email : peter SNO Phy QueensU CA
Dept. of Physics,
Queen's University,
Kingston, Ontario,

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