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Re: [suse-security] X Listening
  • From: dproc <dproc@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 22 May 2003 06:57:59 -0400
  • Message-id: <20030522105759.GB10274@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 06 May 2003, Michel Messerschmidt wrote:

> On Tue, May 06, 2003 at 05:12:49PM +0100, Richard Ibbotson wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > Anyone know how to stop X-windows and port 6000 from listening on SuSE
> > 8.2 ? I've already tried changed the line ...
> >
> > :0 local /usr/X11R6/bin/X :0 vt07
> >
> > to
> >
> > :0 local /usr/X11R6/bin/X :0 vt07 --nolisten tcp
> >
> > but X-windows is still listening on port 6000. What else do I need to
> > change ?
>
> For graphical logins, you should take care which "Xservers" file is
> actually used. Recent kdm updates on my 8.0 system changed from
> /etx/X11/xdm/Xservers
> to
> /etc/opt/kde3/share/config/kdm/Xservers
> or
> /opt/kde3/share/config/kdm/Xservers
>

Would it be practical for the SuSE to update the rpm to mention this
change in an email to root or in an rpmnew or YaST.new file ??

It would also be good to mention in the "Software Changes from Version
to Version" section of the Administration Guide.

(I cc'd feedback with this suggestion.)

dproc


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