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Re: how to set up an xterminal?

On Wed, Jul 26, 2000 at 01:03:04PM -0400, Mathew Johnston wrote:
> I have a box which has a primary use of a server/firewall.  I desperatly
> need another workstation tho, and I dont have the money to buy another
> computer.  So, I was thinking, I'd install a barebones X, and run all of
> the apps over the network from another machine, so that i can keep the
> fw fairly clean.

AFAIK, you don't need a X at all on your firewall, just the  x-apps you
want to use.
do "export DISPLAY=client:0" on fw before starting.

> How should I go about this? I want it to be at most like, 1 command to
> be typed on the firewall to load up an x session with an xdm login for
> the other machine.  Possible?

run xdm on firewall, 
on client you say "X (-query|-indirect) firewall", and your client will be
a xterminal

> Thanks a bunch for any help :)
> Mathew Johnston
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