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Re: xdm starts local server



On Thu, Aug 13, 1998 at 12:50:47AM +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 12, 1998 at 03:20:30PM +0200, joost@pc47.mpn.cp.philips.com wrote:
> > On Tue, 11 Aug 1998, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > > no-run-xconsole
> > > obey-nologin
> > > allow-user-resources
> > > allow-user-modmap
> > > allow-user-xsession
> > > allow-failsafe
> > > start-xdm
> > > no-xdm-start-server
> > > 
> > > However, xdm still starts a local server. Also, if I "startx" as a user,
> 
> > s/^start-xdm/no-start-xdm/ should keep xdm from starting. Look at
> > /etc/init.d/xdm to get an idea why.  The "xdm-start-server" flag is only
> > used by the xbase.postinst script IIRC.
> 
> I want xdm to run, to service remote connections -- I just don't want
> a server on the console by default. I will start one with 'startx'
> or 'X -query localhost' if I need one.

ok....simple...
edit /etc/X11/xdm/Xservers
and comment out:
:0 local /usr/X11R6/bin/X

Then xdm will start without starting a local Xserver
(I could have sworn that was in the "Poor Man's XTerminal" Howto-ish Doc
I am in the middle of writting...but its not in there yet...)

-Steve
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