XDMCP on Xephyr?

drew einhorn drew.einhorn at gmail.com
Mon Nov 20 16:38:17 UTC 2006

Arghhh!  Think I'm off the bogus antispam blacklist.
Hope this goes through this time.

I was on Dapper when I wrote this, upgraded to Edgy.
Going back to Dapper,  Edgy sucks!

On 10/31/06, drew at technteach.com <drew at technteach.com> wrote:
> The ubuntu-users list seems to have decided my gmail account belongs to
> a spammer, and seems to be silently dropping posts from it.  Or maybe it
> more complicated than that.  Anyway trying again from another mail account
> ----------------------------------
> Running Dual Head with 1440x900 lcd and a big old Dell Trinitron crt
> at 1600x1200.
> I've got about a half dozen boxes, and I run:
>     gdmflexiserver -n -l
> to bring up an Xnest window containing a gdm login for the local box.
> Would rather it took me straight to the "Remote Login via XDMCP".
> What I really want it to do is put the gdm login in an Xephyr window
> instead of an Xnest window.  Then randr will work and I can use the
> Screen Resolution gui to tweak my real estate.
> Would like be able to drag windows from screen to screen, but when I try
> turning Xinerama on the screen resolution/refresh gets whacked out and
> I can't see what I'm doing, and randr doesn't work, and I've got plenty
> of other stuff to do.
> Also I'd like the TitleBar on the window to say Xnest at host instead of
> just Xnext, but I'm trying to switch from Xnest to Xephyr anyway so
> maybe that will come out in the wash.
> Drew

Drew Einhorn

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