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Old 02-12-2004, 02:42 PM   #1
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6000 X11

it is mandatory for this port to be open when x is running ? can I be attacket throug this port ?
Old 02-12-2004, 07:21 PM   #2
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If you don't need it open you should close it. If you startx manually use this startx -- -nolisten tcp. There's also another way to close it but don't know because I use this method.
Old 02-12-2004, 07:36 PM   #3
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edit your /usr/X11R6/bin/startx file, and change the "serverargs=" to:
serverargs="-nolisten tcp"
If you are running locally, you can do this safely.


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