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|| I am trying to rexec a command, but so far no luck. I have done his
|| before with SCO, but my Linux box at home is not cooperative. Is
|| rexecd run as a seperate daemon that I should check for? How can I
|| see which services are currently running at which ports?
Rexecd is usually run from inetd, if at all. See /etc/inetd.conf.
It's not very secure as the protocol transfers passwords in clear text.
|| Thanks... this is vexing, as I want to automate starting up some X
Look into rsh (not so secure either) or ssh (very secure). For remote
X, look at the Remote X Apps mini-HOWTO, your local copy or at
Good luck. Vincent.
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