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Re: [SLE] xhost
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On Monday 02 April 2001 16:43, quintaq@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> On Mon, 2 Apr 2001 15:13:40 -0400
>
> Michael Galloway <mgx@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > of course, many would consider xhost + insecure, in that it allows
> > anyone to
> > display X to your localhost. would be better to xhost localhostname
> > instead.
> >
> > -- michael
>
> I am sure that is good advice Michael. I just gave an instant response to
> the question and I should not publicise my sloppy habits. For the moment I
> am safe enough on the box I referred to, however.

Don't bother with xhost at all. Use sux instead of su and you don't have to
think about it. It only works on SuSE, however.

- --
James Oakley
Engineering - SolutionInc Ltd.
joakley@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
http://www.solutioninc.com
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