SOLVED__Re: XF86Config-4 and XDMCP
--- Darryl Clarke <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 2 Jan 2005 09:56:34 -0800 (PST), Ridge
> <email@example.com> wrote:
> > <snip>
> > OK, but that's what I don't really understand.
> > machine is running X?
> > Machine A (adam) is running gdm. From machine B
> > (byron), I log on to adam's gdm screen, which is
> > delivered by XDMCP. When I log on to adam from
> > I use an adam user account; the display is on
> > (adam has no monitor, keyboard or mouse.)
> > Is it adam or byron that needs the XF86Config-4?
> > adam, what sort of "monitor" settings should I
> use, as
> > two machines with different kinds of monitors log
> > to adam over XDMCP?
> "byron" is running X. I believe if you edit
> /etc/gdm/gdm.conf you
> can make gdm not load a local (on adam) gui.
> When you connect to a machine with gdm (or xdm or
> any other display
> manager) you are essentially logging onto that
> machine. It's like
> using SSH to log into a shell, only your machine
> running X (byron) has
> the capability to display graphics. Any
> applications you run on adam
> (say Mozilla) will connect to $DISPLAY (it's an
> environment variable)
> in this case byron; and byron will display with the
> application on
> adam says to display.
Thanks! For the record: Editing /etc/gdm/gdm.conf on
adam and commenting out all the server lines seems to
do the trick--no KDE, until I log in remotely.
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