POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.unix : Invalid display, MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 : Re: Invalid display, MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 Server Time
15 Jul 2024 19:21:21 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Invalid display, MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1  
From: jr
Date: 22 Mar 2019 15:50:01
Message: <web.5c953c57a58f6e0ebcd610c90@news.povray.org>

Cousin Ricky <ric### [at] yahoocom> wrote:
> On 3/22/19 3:33 PM, jr wrote:
> > one other thing to try (perhaps ;-))
> > xhost +local:
> > to allow localhost access to your desktop.

> Everything I read about xhost is that it's a security risk.  Can I be
> assured that my computer won't be made vulnerable?

yes.  you grant access from 127.* only.  you can (perhaps) in addition start
your server with the "-nolisten tcp" option, if you are really concerned.

regards, jr.

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