Remote X applications on local display in Fedora 11 (leonidas).

I wanted to open some X applications on my Fedora 11 local display over the ssh connections. I have used this in the previous versions of the Fedora and was looking to do the same in F11. Here are the things that can be done to enable this :

Allow tcp connections to X server by removing -nolisten in the X server. Set the following parameter in the gdm.conf

DisallowTCP=false

Other and most commonly used method is to xhost authourity to use the display. To allow all clients to use the display you can execute:

xhost +

All these used to work but not anymore in the F11 system. Currently the best I could do was to open a seperate X display with no security control and run a window manager in the display, here\’s how to do it:

Xnest :1 -ac

export DISPLAY=:1

xterm -e wmaker

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