How to open a port?

Daniel Carrera daniel.carrera at
Sun Jun 11 18:04:56 UTC 2006

Mario Vukelic wrote:
> 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'. 

Thanks for the help. I did as you said and then restarted X, but I still 
can't open a remote X session. But the fact that this value was checked 
means that at least now I have one less hurdle to cross.

Running 'netstat' doesn't show ports 177 or 6000 open :(

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