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Re: Running X on servers



On Tue, 3 Dec 2002, Alan Peery wrote:

>Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2002 13:47:46 +0000
>From: Alan Peery <peery io com>
>To: psyche-list redhat com
>Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
>List-Id: Discussion of Red Hat Linux 8.0 (Psyche) <psyche-list.redhat.com>
>Subject: Re: Running X on servers
>
>M. Yu wrote:
>
>> To me, running
>>X on a server is not only illogical but a waste of precious resources and
>>introducing a potential security risk.
>>
>I think there is a huge difference between running an X server and 
>having libraries availlable for running X programs.  I think the X 
>libraries belong on a *standard* server install from Redhat...

Exactly.  You install the X libraries, clients, config tools on
the server machine.  Then you log into the server via ssh from
your admin box/workstation/whatever which is running an X server, 
and you run the config tools remotely.


-- 
Mike A. Harris     ftp://people.redhat.com/mharris
OS Systems Engineer - XFree86 maintainer - Red Hat





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