Speaking of xauth...

Mikkel L. Ellertson mikkel at infinity-ltd.com
Wed Mar 21 02:39:53 UTC 2007


Tom Horsley wrote:
> 
> Speaking of xauth and paranoid X security, does anyone know how to get
> a client to display in an Xnest server? The default security seems to be
> so high, there there isn't even a way to run xhost to turn it off because
> xhost isn't allowed to communicate with the Xnest server :-).
> 
> The only way I've ever gotten anything to work in recent versions of Xnest
> is by using the -ac option to totally disable all security.
> 
Xnest :2 -auth .ICEauthority

or

Xnest :2 -auth ~/.ICEauthority

should work if you are not starting from your home directory.

Mikkel
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