SUMMARY: Securing my desktop

From: Tonny Verberk (
Date: Tue Nov 28 2000 - 01:58:37 CST

Hi all,

>I'am trying to secure my desktop so that nobody else than I can display
>an application to my screen.
>I've already tried xhost (This is host based, all users on that specific
> host can display to my screen)
>An other alternative is xauth which is user based but I can't get this to
>work. Following the steps in the documentation still keeps given me the
>annoying message:

The answer from Casper Dik hit the nail. He told me to install Secure RPC
if I wanted to use user based access.

For the moment I'am going for the host based solution.

Thank you all for your response.

Kind Regards, / Met Vriendelijke groet,

Tonny Verberk.
Tel Nr : (+31 40 27)32071
E-mail :

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