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[ale] More on Mozilla/Java
- Subject: [ale] More on Mozilla/Java
- From: pizza at shaftnet.org (Stuffed Crust)
- Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2002 23:17:39 -0500
On Mon, Mar 25, 2002 at 10:56:23PM -0500, Kevin Krumwiede wrote:
> iptables -A INPUT -i lo -j ACCEPT
> iptables -A OUTPUT -o lo -j ACCEPT
> IT WORKS NOW!!!
> Can anyone explain why the plugin is talking to itself on the loopback
> interface? :-)
Perhaps that's how it comminucates with the threads that post events to
the X server. Who knows.
> Should I bother trying to work out a smaller "hole" in the firewall for
> my lo interface? It can't really hurt to open it up like this, can it?
Java isn't the only thing that talks over the loopback interface. It's
used for all sorts of things; and is ocmpletely private to the machine.
Solomon Peachy pizzaATfucktheusers.org
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