Re: a safe X terminal
- From: "Martin K. Petersen" <mkp linuxcare com>
- To: Dumas Patrice <dumas centre-cired fr>
- Cc: gdm sunsite dk
- Subject: Re: a safe X terminal
- Date: 09 Jul 2001 21:34:26 -0400
>>>>> "Patrice" == Dumas Patrice <dumas centre-cired fr> writes:
Patrice> I have read a lot of things about XDMPC, but it seems it
Patrice> can't be really secured. I have also read some things about
Patrice> ssh and tcp forwarding, but it seems that it isn't possible
Patrice> with it to emulate an X terminal setup.
Correct. What we really need is a new X security extension (which
would have to be supported by your X terminal firmware).
And nobody has engaged in implementing this so far, I'm afraid.
Martin K. Petersen, Principal Linux Consultant, Linuxcare, Inc.
mkp linuxcare com, http://www.linuxcare.com/
SGI XFS for Linux Developer, http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs/
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