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RE: Xdmxp login to remote machine via gdm



I rebooted the whole machine. This is only a workstation so its no biggy. This problem really has got me beat- if you're running the same version then why is it working for you and not me? Unless its a residual because I uninstalled the later version? Weird....




> Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2008 19:06:05 +1000
> From: brianchad westnet com au
> To: fedora-list redhat com
> Subject: Re: Xdmxp login to remote machine via gdm
>
> Da Rock wrote:
> > Surprisingly enough this didn't work. From what the docs say this is
> > not necessary for connection to a remote server. I've just gone
> > through the docs again for gdm (on the gnome site this time), and
> > tried setting SystemMenu=true under [greeter] but that didn't work
> > either. Nothing seems to change this gdm- am I changing the right one?
> > /etc/gdm/custom.conf?
> >
> > We now know that I have the right gdm version to permit this, I'm
> > supposedly adjusting the right conf file- what am I missing here?
> >
> > KDM offers a chooser, but the system spits the dummy for some reason
> > when I connect and won't work properly.
> >
> > I've opened the xdmcp ports (177) on the firewall for both tcp and udp
> > as well.
> >
> > I've never had this much trouble setting up this on any other mc.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> > > Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2008 17:08:04 +1000
> > > From: brianchad westnet com au
> > > To: fedora-list redhat com
> > > Subject: Re: Xdmxp login to remote machine via gdm
> > >
> > > Da Rock wrote:
> > > > Ok. So I've now got the right gdm - the version info mentions the
> > > > remote x explicitly as fixed. I believe my problem is now in the
> > > > custom.conf.
> > > >
> > > > I've edited the /etc/gdm/custom.conf and added the following lines:
> > > > [chooser]
> > > > Chooser=/usr/libexec/gdmchooser
> > > >
> > > > [greeter]
> > > > ChooserButton=true
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > None of this has worked. I must be cursed here or something... :)
> > > >
> > > > So I tried setting ChooserButton to enable- NG.
> > > >
> > > > I ran gdmchooser from the commandline and it worked so its not that.
> > > > What have I missed?
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > > > From: rock_on_the_web hotmail com
> > > > To: fedora-list redhat com
> > > > Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2008 06:02:24 +0000
> > > > Subject: RE: Xdmxp login to remote machine via gdm
> > > >
> > > > Just to address the last post on this subject - Where my problem
> > > > lies is not in allowing others accessing this computer by remote x
> > > > but this computer accessing others by remote. A search on google
> > > > produced several docs stating that only certain gdm versions will
> > > > allow you to choose to access a remote x server.
> > > >
> > > > I checked out ltsp but it seems more based on allowing remote
> > > > access in this computer then setting up this computer to access
> > > > others (I could be wrong though, but I can't see where it is). I
> > > > just updated the software and went from gdm-2.20.1-5 to
> > > > gdm-2.20.2-2. No good. I've edited the custom file but no change.
> > > > I'll just uninstall this version and try and locate the version
> > > > you have mentioned to me- maybe its the key to it all...
> > > >
> > > > Thanks all.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > > >
> > > > > Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2008 19:32:32 +1000
> > > > > From: brianchad westnet com au
> > > > > To: fedora-list redhat com
> > > > > Subject: Re: Xdmxp login to remote machine via gdm
> > > > >
> > > > > Frank Cox wrote:
> > > > > > On Sat, 19 Jan 2008 00:40:29 +0000
> > > > > > Da Rock <rock_on_the_web hotmail com> wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >> Guys, I know that the current version of gdm on fedora has a
> > > > serious lack of support for remote xdmcp login, but I need a
> > > > workaround! I want to login from a crappy machine using XP to
> > > > relieve a bottleneck of systems using VMWare and a fc8 appliance.
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I have found that sticking with gdm-2.20.1-7.fc8 works well
> > > > with my LTSP
> > > > > > setup. You can download that from any of the mirrors.
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > What serious lack of support? XDMCP works fine here ...
> > > > >
> > > > > System > Administration> Login Window > Remote > Style > Same as
> > > > Local.
> > > > >
> > > > > You just have to restart X
> > > > >
> > > > > no probs with it
> > > > >
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> > > >
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> > >
> > > add this section
> > >
> > > [xdmcp]
> > >
> > > Enable=true
> > >
> > >
> > > then restart X
> > >
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>
> have you restarted X? ... you have to get right out of X and restart the
> server. I do this by opening a terminal, typing as root telinit 3
>
> then log in to the console and type telinit 5.
>
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