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Old 08-29-2008, 01:12 AM   #1
JSLayton
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xdmcp gdm vnc remote access on Fedora 9 login problem


I have it working, but the login screen isn't correct. The login screen just shows username and a basic white login screen. I believe this is coming from xdm. Once I login, gdm starts fine. I would like to have the same login screen as I have when I'm actually at the console. Is this possible?
 
Old 09-23-2008, 03:53 PM   #2
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If I could get VNC XDMCP connection running again I might be able to help you. I'd be grateful if you'd share your existing Fedora 9 configuration.

We recently upgraded from Fedora 8 to 9 and our remote VNC stopped working. I found that the /usr/libexec/gdmlogin file that presented the remote login greeter was missing after the upgrade. Apparently, gdm version 2.22 has changed most everything from the 2.20 version in Fedora 8.

This /etc/gdm/custom.conf entry was no longer valid:

[daemon]

RemoteGreeter=/usr/libexec/gdmlogin

I've been unable to find a corresponding greeter for gdm version 2.22.

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