[sclug] Display graphical desktop session of remote machine?

Tim Sutton tim at linfiniti.com
Sun Apr 24 21:48:55 UTC 2005


I should have mentioned too that you can do a broadcast query for your XDMCP 
servers on the network (saving you need to know the ip address of the ubuntu 
box if its dynamicly assigned)

X :1 -broadcast


On Sunday 24 April 2005 22:20, John Stumbles wrote:
> Tim Sutton wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > Setting up XDMCP on ubuntu is very easy - simply start the gnome 'login
> > screen setup' app then click the xdmcp panel, then tick the box to enable
> > xdmcp. On your suse box press Ctrl-Alt-F2 and login as a normal user. Now
> > type:
> Hmmn, clicking System->Administration->Login Screen Setup tried to start
> up the app - something clunked and whirred away on the task bar - but
> then it packed up again. Restarted the X server on ubuntu and then it
> worked OK (asked me for a login for gdmsetup and ran it). After that it
> did what it said on the tin.
> > X :1 -query <host ip of your ubuntu box>
> >
> > Have fun!
> I am! thanks


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