[Nottingham] xhost

Peter Chang Peter.Chang at nottingham.ac.uk
Fri Jun 8 20:08:31 BST 2007


Using "xhost +" will allow anyone to connect to your X server. If you have 
the appropriate firewalls in place then they can block access. "xhost 
+localhost" or "xhost +mymachine" is a tad safer. If you have ssh 
installed, then "ssh -Y partner at localhost" works completely well.


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