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Feb
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comment How to run a GUI app from ssh shell?
@CamiloMartin @Helgi xhost + turns off all access control for the x server. Anyone who can connect to the X server can snoop events, inject events, dump window contents, kill programs running on the X server, etc. These capabilities could be used as a denial of service, arbitrary program execution or other bad things. See www2.slac.stanford.edu/computing/security/xwindow for some more info on this. What you should do under most setups is run echo $XAUTHORITY instead. If it is not empty, then when you want to run a GUI program do export XAUTHORITY=<saved content of $XAUTHORITY>.
Sep
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answered Why does “ls -a” hide some existing directory from the root user?
Sep
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answered Font substitution with ~/.fonts.conf
Sep
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comment Why does “ls -a” hide some existing directory from the root user?
What about debugfs -R "ls -l /are/here" /dev/device_mounted_at_slash_you ?
Jun
17
comment How to run a GUI app from ssh shell?
xhost + is an exceedingly bad idea. If your user started the Xserver then you should have the appropriate Xauthority file already, no need to mess around with the server host acls.
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Jan
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answered Vim and mouse with ssh from Mac to Linux