Bug 104270 - tcp connection to X11 not allowed
tcp connection to X11 not allowed
Product: Red Hat Linux Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Havoc Pennington
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-09-11 17:40 EDT by Féliciano Matias
Modified: 2007-03-27 00:09 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-09-12 10:53:22 EDT
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Description Féliciano Matias 2003-09-11 17:40:18 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030703

Description of problem:
Tcp connection is not allowed to X11.
My gdm setting is the default setting. That is "DisallowTCP=true" is commented
in /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf

This is de command line use by gdm to launch X11 :
"/usr/X11R6/bin/X :0 -auth /var/gdm/:0.Xauth -nolisten tcp vt7"

Flag "-nolisten" disallow tcp connection.

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Steps to Reproduce:
- log in into X11
- in a xterm do :
$ xhost being added to access control list
$ DISPLAY= eog
(eog:25945): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:
Comment 1 Féliciano Matias 2003-09-12 10:53:22 EDT
It's new "feature" in gdm (2.4.4) and it is actived in the default configuration.
gdmsetup have an option to disable this.

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