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howtos:security:basic_security [2012/10/08 20:02 (UTC)]
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howtos:security:basic_security [2012/10/09 09:48 (UTC)]
htexmexh [X -nolisten tcp]
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 You can specify more options to X in the same file if you need to.xserverrc You can specify more options to X in the same file if you need to.xserverrc
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 +On Slackware, listening for incoming XDMCP requests is disabled by default in both xdm and kdm, so it is secure by default. One may ask, why bother stopping Xorg from listening if this is the case. It is always better not to trust config files, as exemplified by an old bug report when [[http://​bugs.xfree86.org/​show_bug.cgi?​id=1376|xdm ignored its config file]].
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 ==== Check for open ports ==== ==== Check for open ports ====
 Some ways to check for open ports are: Some ways to check for open ports are:

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