where to put xhosts commands

Paul Lemmons paul at lemmons.name
Thu Nov 8 06:35:28 UTC 2007

Paul Lemmons wrote:
> I need to allow several machines to use the x server on my machine. I 
> have altered kdm.conf and now if I run "xhost +" I can run x 
> applications from another server. I would like to be a little more 
> granular that "xhost +" and I don't want to have to type in the commands 
> every time. On my Fedora box I set up a script in xinit.d. No such 
> directory exists on Kubuntu. Where would one put a series of xhost 
> commands so that I can set it up once for all users and forget it? Is 
> there a better way than xhost?
What I wound up doing:

Created a script: xhost.sh

xhost +host1
xhost +host2

I marked it as executable: chmod +x xhost.sh

I copied it to ~/.kde/Autostart

Now when I login it automatically runs and I can run X applications 
hosted on other computers.

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