Problem or question on Cygwin XWin

L A Walsh
Tue Jun 15 04:28:55 GMT 2021

On 2021/06/14 17:30, Duncan Roe wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 14, 2021 at 04:41:42PM -0700, L A Walsh wrote:
>> There is a listen parameter on XWin, but the man page doesn't
>> say what format to use for the listen parameter.
>> I want to have it listen for tcp from a local net:
>> I started having problems with my cygwin X receiving
>> network connections via TCP, locally (like =>
>> And was trying to figure out what the syntax was for specifying what
>> net to have it listen on.
>> Thanks!
> At least under Linux, 'man Xserver' gives the format "-listen trans-type" with
> example "-listen tcp". You can '-[no]listen' to tcp, inet (i.e.IP4), inet6,
> unix or local.
> Cheers ... Duncan.
    Ah, suspected something similar. But I couldn't remember
the linux syntax off hand to narrow down addresses....but
since no incoming TCP connections are working on my Winbox rt. now,
its a bit moot.  Looks like I get to re-install-upgrade Win...what


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