"Remote login" option at login screen

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Sat Aug 16 20:26:10 BST 2008

D. R. Evans 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.

That's a new one on me.  I suspect "sudo /etc/init.d/kdm restart" would have
done the job.

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