Re: configure xdmcp
On Sun, Oct 31, 2010 at 06:28:57PM +0100, abdelkader belahcene wrote:
> I wanted to make a Debian server with thin clients,
> I've enabled in the login window , xdmcp, but my server is not seen by my
> thin clients.
> is there a particular configuration in gnome or may be in debian?
> On another machine debian squeeze ( uname gives)
> uname -a
> Linux belaHome 2.6.32-5-686 #1 SMP Tue Jun 1 04:59:47 UTC 2010 i686
> There is no XDMCP in the menu ( neither connexion nor configuration), how to
> enable it .
On the clients, run gdmsetup. On the "Local" tab, there is a check box
for "Include Hostname Chooser (XDMCP) menu item". That will put an
option on the gdm screen to log into a remote server.
Alternatively, boot the clients into command-line mode and run:
X -configure myserver
where "myserver" is the ip address or hostname of the server running the