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Old 02-05-2003, 03:50 PM   #1
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Connecting to my Linux box using XDMCP

I recently installed Red Hat Linux 8.0 on my second machine at work. On my Windows computer, I use Hummingbird Exceed in XDMCP Broadcast mode to connect to other UNIX machines, and it is very convenient. But I can't connect to my Linux machine. I entered the IP address in Exceed's xdmcp.txt file, but it does not show up in the list of available servers when I start Exceed. What configuration do I have to on the Linux side to allow Exceed to connect using XDMCP?
Old 02-06-2003, 10:44 AM   #2
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Setup xdmcp

You need to edit the file /etc/X11/gdm.conf or /etc/X11/xdm/kdmrc.

Change the


Second make sure the /etc/X11/xdm/Xaccess has:

Old 04-08-2003, 02:28 PM   #3
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Great! now Im able to see the X windows on my RH8 box, but when I try to log in I see the RH8 splash screen then it just hangs. Anyone know why?


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