Selling Linux to Windows Users

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at
Wed Dec 17 00:27:03 UTC 2008

H.S. wrote:
> Christopher Chan wrote:
>>> For now, if I can find a way to login a user via the gdm but from a
>>> shell prompt, I would not even need a user at the remote machine to help
>>> me do anything at all!
>> vpn + setup gdm to accept remote login sessions?
> Not familiar with this, so I could give it a shot. But is vpn necessary?
> Wouldn't ssh be sufficient?

I am not sure...look up XDMCP. I believe you can tell Xnest or whatever 
you use to lookup a display manager by ip but I don't know if you can do 
that with ssh redirection and pointing to localhost. I have not tried that.

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