"Remote login" option at login screen

John Pierce john.j35 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 16 18:22:44 BST 2008


On Sat, Aug 16, 2008 at 11:58 AM, D. R. Evans <doc.evans at gmail.com> wrote:
> D. R. Evans said the following at 08/16/2008 10:38 AM :
>
>>
>> In the login screen (which I think I understand as being provided by
>> something called kdm, which is a replacement for xdm), there is an option
>> on the drop-down menu to perform a "Remote Login".
>>
>> As I understand it, this is supposed to allow me to get a KDE desktop on a
>> remote machine.
>>
>> Does anyone know, though, exactly what steps one needs to go through in
>> order to get this to work?
>
> Turns out that it's not enough to just restart the X server on the
> destination machine. For some reason one needs to reboot.
>
> Once one does that, one can remotely log in.
>
>  Doc
>

Check out these two pages, because there is some setup to be done on
the remote machine
before you can do it.  I just went through this myself so if something
is not working just right
I will try to help.

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=259448

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=80044

-- 
John
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