How to open a port?

Waleed Harbi waleed.harbi at
Sun Jun 11 17:59:40 UTC 2006

just for check modify /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf file you will find this option

On 6/11/06, Mario Vukelic <mario.vukelic at> wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-06-11 at 17:46 +0100, Daniel Carrera wrote:
> > Could someone tell me how to open those ports in Ubuntu?
> Ubuntu by default uses no firewall because it has a policy of not
> running any services that listen on ports to the outside. This means
> that any service you install/configure to listen will have the ports
> open automatically.
> If you installed a firewall, then how to open ports depends on the
> firewall.
> I suspect the reason you don't get an X connection is because X is
> configured to not listen on outside ports as per the policy given above.
> You need to reconfigure X. This should do it: start
> System/Administration/Login Window. On the tab Security, uncheck 'Deny
> TCP Connections to Xserver'.
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Waleed Harbi ,KSA
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