CANNOT Get Remote X to Work -- Guru Needed

Gordon Messmer yinyang at
Thu Apr 20 19:41:51 UTC 2006

Bill Polhemus wrote:
>> Bill Polhemus wrote:
>> As far as I know, there's no reason to modify any files on FC5 if you
>> want to display its applications on a remote host.
> In the past it HAS been necessary to do this--apparently for security's
> sake the config files for the X server on Red Hat/Fedora (and others)
> default to NOT accepting  client connections (see
> for example).

Well, for XDMCP, sure.  Most people don't do that, though.

My own opinion is that it's far easier and safer to use Fedora's default 
configuration, which allows you to ssh to the host and run X 
applications (or desktop), as I suggested previously.

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