xhost + problems

Sam Tygier samtygier at yahoo.co.uk
Thu May 12 10:16:54 UTC 2005

Niels L. Ellegaard wrote:
> Dear masters
> I have a laptop with hoary and I cannot use xhost + for telnet on my
> local network. I get the following error
> _X11TransSocketINETConnect: Can't get address for localhost.localdomain
> What is the reason for this error? How can I fix it. (ssh -X is not
> available on the network). 
>                         Thanks in advance
>                                 Niels

you haven't go a firewall set up on either machine have you?
can you run ethereal and see if the packets are getting stuck somewhere

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