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Old 04-30-2004, 08:22 AM   #1
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Xnest: Remote X-Server Configuration Problems

hello people.

My name is shina, and im looking for a way to configure my server's X server to be remotely accessible so that i have another option other than Webmin . My server runs redhat 9.0, so i went into /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf and edited the [xdmcp] to read


But when i ran Xnest with

Xnest :1 -query "server.ip.adress"
Xnest starts, but only shows me a blank blue screen with a mouse cursor (big black "X").

after a while, in the terminal window i launched it from i get

"XDM : too many retransmissions" .

Nothing else happens . So what am i doing wrong?
Old 04-30-2004, 02:12 PM   #2
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Modify /etc/X11/xdm/xdm-config. Comment out the line DisplayManager.requestPort: 0 (add an ! at the beginning of the line)
Restart X

Use ur client.



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