Re: Xvfb Question

From: Leandro Meiners (
Date: 08/29/05

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    To: Glynn Clements <>
    Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2005 09:52:55 -0300

    basically because I tried the aplication using -nolisten tcp in Xvfb and
    it didn't work and I haven't got the source...

    On Fri, 2005-08-26 at 22:38 +0100, Glynn Clements wrote:
    > Leandro Meiners wrote:
    > > I'm trying to configure Xvfb to listen ONLY on the loopback address, but
    > > I haven't found a way to do so.
    > > Does anybody know how? Any help appreciated.
    > Why would you want to? If you only want to accept local connections,
    > you would normally disable TCP altogether with "-nolisten tcp" and
    > just accept connections via a Unix-domain socket.
    > Other than that, "xhost +localhost" will only accept connections from
    > localhost. Or you can use iptables to restrict access to the port.
    Leandro Meiners
    CYBSEC S.A. Security Systems
    Tel/Fax: [54-11] 4382-1600

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