xdmcp broken

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Fri Sep 12 20:55:26 BST 2008

Jim wrote:

> A few days ago I installed kde4 on my Kubuntu box.  Before the
> installation I had xdmcp working so I could log into my kubuntu box
> without having to go into the other room.  I would log in using Xming on
> my windows xp box.  This worked fine.
> After installing kde4 nothing happens when I try to use Xming to log in.
>   Xming opens with the grey screen and the black x.  I didn't change any
> firewall settings on either box.

Find the kdmrc file - it has an [xdmcp] section, where by default xdmcp is
turned off.

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