On Tue 09 Jul 2002 20:39, Ronan Waide wrote:
> On July 9, johngay at eircom.net said:
> > No, I can not telnet port 6000,
>> Right, at a rough guess you've got some firewalling switched on, such
> as ipchains or iptables. That's assuming that you can't telnet to port
> 6000 when X is running on the Container-Box... switch off your
> firewalling and try again.
>Now you've completely lost me ;-), yet I confuse easily.
I'm not aware of having set-up any firewalling on my box, it's just a mixed
bag of Debian from Progeny upto unstable. I have SmoothWall running on a
seperate box for my dialup, so I just don't worry about security on the local
side of things.
So, How, specifically, can I enable X to connect? I am guessing that port
6000 must be opened up somehow? Also, I remember various things about X
having it's own protection from outside connections, but I don't remember
where? I've been through this before when my Daughters first PC was a 486
running just an X server and connecting to my box using X -query 192.168.1.1,
but that was many years ago.
Thanks again for all the help for the clueless ;)
Maintained by the ILUG website team. The aim of Linux.ie is to
support and help commercial and private users of Linux in Ireland. You can
display ILUG news in your own webpages, read backend
information to find out how. Networking services kindly provided by HEAnet, server kindly donated by
Dell. Linux is a trademark of Linus Torvalds,
used with permission. No penguins were harmed in the production or maintenance
of this highly praised website. Looking for the
Indian Linux Users' Group? Try here. If you've read all this and aren't a lawyer: you should be!