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Old 07-07-2003, 09:39 PM   #1
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Hi all! I'm trying to take a screenshot of the GDM greeter screen under GNOME 2.2 (in Red Hat 9). I undestand that I would need Xnest, but I don't seem able to find the package, and I know I don't have the binary of Xnest. gdmXnest doesn't work either. Does anyone know in what RH package is the Xnest binary included? Thanks a lot in advance.

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Old 07-07-2003, 09:48 PM   #2
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In a terminal window type: locate Xnest. It should tell you where it is.
 
Old 07-07-2003, 09:50 PM   #3
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Problem is, I do have gdmXnest binary under /usr/X11R6/bin, but not Xnest binary... realy odd.
 
Old 07-07-2003, 09:54 PM   #4
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Whenever I try to start gdmXnest or gdmXnestchooser I get this error:

Code:
(gdmXnestchooser:8816): GnomeUI-WARNING **: While connecting
to session manager:Authentication Rejected, reason : None of the
authentication protocols specified are supported and host-based
authentication failed.
DISPLAY=:20
 
** (gdmXnestchooser:8819): WARNING **: Can't exec, trying Xnest
 
** (gdmXnestchooser:8819): WARNING **: Can't exec that either, giving up
I know I'm missing Xnest, but I just don't know what package to download to install it. As I said, really odd.
 
Old 07-07-2003, 10:07 PM   #5
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Are you starting this from command line or gui?
 
Old 07-07-2003, 10:09 PM   #6
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From a gnome-terminal

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Tryed to do so in init 3, though. With the same results.
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Old 07-07-2003, 10:20 PM   #7
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Just switched to gnome and tried it. This is what I get.
gdmXnest
DISPLAY=:20

** (gdmXnest:19718): WARNING **: Can't exec, trying Xnest

** (gdmXnest:19718): WARNING **: Can't exec that either, giving up
 
Old 07-07-2003, 10:22 PM   #8
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This is my output: locate Xnest
/usr/bin/gdmXnestchooser
/usr/bin/gdmXnest
 
Old 07-07-2003, 10:22 PM   #9
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The above listing was as root. But the very same message (as yours) comes up if I do that as user.
 
Old 07-07-2003, 10:24 PM   #10
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See?, there is no plain Xnest .
 
Old 07-07-2003, 10:30 PM   #11
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Is there a gui tool to do this? I can't seem to find it. There is one in KDE.
 
Old 07-07-2003, 10:31 PM   #12
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The only there is, would be gdmconfig.
 
Old 07-07-2003, 10:37 PM   #13
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Check out this site:http://linuxcommand.org/man_pages/Xnest1.html
Check under usage. This should help you start it.
 
Old 07-07-2003, 10:39 PM   #14
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Thanks. Hope this works.
 
  


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