set X server for remote access using tcp/ip socket.

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at
Mon Oct 29 07:46:49 PDT 2007

David Harel wrote:
> Recently I noticed (with the help of Arafangion on #xorg) the support 
> for remote applications is via ssh forwarding.
> Some times, I have to connect to traditional Unix machines such as AIX, 
> HPUX or Solaris) which not always have ssh client/server at all. For 
> that reason I want to configure my X server to receive requests the old 
> way where I have to set xhost and DISPLAY on the remote machine. I 
> remember I bumped into some configuration directive that makes X server 
> listen on x11 port (600x) but I don't remember which.

Remove "-nolisten tcp" from the options used to start your Xserver.
(Though those "traditional" machines must be pretty old - Sun has
  included ssh in Solaris since Solaris 9 shipped in 2002.)

	-Alan Coopersmith-           alan.coopersmith at
	 Sun Microsystems, Inc. - X Window System Engineering

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