Graphical remote login

stan stanb at panix.com
Thu Mar 27 11:21:40 UTC 2008


On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 08:59:57PM +0100, Nils Kassube wrote:
> 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
> 
> to
> 
> ServerArgsLocal=
> 
> because with "-nolisten tcp" you can't connect to the server.
> 

Interesting. So I missed that. I'm suprised that these 2 settings seem to
control the same thig. I will try this.

Thanks.
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