Disable external X11 for greater security
Turn off this often overlooked service on port 6000
startx -- -nolisten tcp xhosts +local:
If you never want to run X programs on a remote machine to display on your local machine, then you may as well shut off this non-essential service
-nolisten tcpis passed directly to the X Server. You may want to put this in a system startup file like
The xhosts line means "trust all clients who are on local host". This is fine for a workstation with only one user, like a typical home machine.
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