Graphical remote login

Nils Kassube kassube at
Wed Mar 26 19:59:57 UTC 2008

stan wrote:
> I have 2 Ubuntu machines on the same subnet. On machine "A" which is
> running kdm, I configured the following in /etc/kde3/kdm/kdmrc
> [Xdmcp]
> # Whether KDM should listen to incoming XDMCP requests.
> # Default is true
> Enable=true
> I left the rest of this clause as delivered.
> Then I restarted kdm on machine "A". On machine "B", which is running
> gdm, I went to the menu in the lower left on the gdm screen, and
> requested it to do an xdmcp scan for possible remote login machines. It
> did not show any.
> What I am trying to do is set up so that I can run the desktop (window
> manager) from machine "A" on machine "B".

I think, in kde3/kdm/kdmrc on machine A you need to change the line

ServerArgsLocal=-nolisten tcp



because with "-nolisten tcp" you can't connect to the server.


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