[svlug] Remote X display
Seth David Schoen
schoen at uclink4.berkeley.edu
Wed Sep 2 09:10:34 PDT 1998
Mark Willey writes:
> Does anyone have some good advice on how to secure X Windows in general? I
> know my X is not secure as I allow my own host with xhost. But what is a
> better way? I have never seen what looks like a good solution to this.
> Xauth? Anybody bored and want to give a hand-holding account of how to
> set it up?
If you only use SSH, then almost any imaginable X security concern would be
You should perhaps use "Secure Console" whenever you type a password into
an xterm or xterm clone.
Seth David Schoen L&S '01 (undeclared) / schoen at uclink4.berkeley.edu
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