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Re: Remote logins with KDM

Dave Page on Saturday 26 Aug 2006 22:20 wrote:

> I have recently acquired a new laptop, on which I am running Debian
> Sarge. It's fine for outside use and so on, but I would like also to use
> it as a "thin client" for my desktop (also running Sarge) when at home.
> I found
> http://ithacafreesoftware.org/Members/mitch/notebook/debian/ltsp/ and
> followed the instructions for "Setting up remote X server (XDMCP)
> sessions". From my laptop, I can use Xnest to bring up kdm on my desktop
> and log in successfully.
> However, I cannot log in directly, without launching KDE on the laptop
> first. When running a local login session on the laptop, I choose "Start
> New Session" from the K menu to bring up a new KDM window, and select
> "Remote Login" there. I can see the desktop in the list of available
> servers, but when I double-click its hostname, KDM flickers and
> restarts.
> Any suggestions?

Why don't you use x11vnc on your home machine ?

Ritesh Raj Sarraf
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