[svlug] configuring X to accept external connections

Walt Reed svlug at linuxguy.com
Fri Apr 7 09:34:48 PDT 2006


On Fri, Apr 07, 2006 at 09:24:39AM -0700, Roland Krause said:
> --- David Rosenstrauch <darose at darose.net> wrote:
> 
> > IIRC, recent versions of KDE have a feature built into it that let
> > you 
> > quickly and easily turn on remote access to your KDE session.  Maybe 
> > that would be sufficient?
> 
> that is most likely with regard to vnc connections.
> 
> I am not sure about FC5 since I never ran it but in SuSE past 9.1
> remote X connections are turned off by default which is a RPITA. 

Also, some distro's have a firewall enabled by default. Check for that.
Does "iptables -L" show any rules setup?




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