Xdmcp query returns "localhost" not hostname

I have been trawling google for a while now trying to figure out why in the Xwin32 XDMCP Selector list my AIX LPAR is displaying "localhost (1 user, load:0.0 0.0 0.0)"`hostname` returns "odlabaix53-2.thedomain.com" and nslookup returns its IP address (i.e. its in the dns records). IP was assigned vi ...

XDMCP Setup in AIX

All, I have installed exceed and when I run an XDMCP Broadcast, my servers are not picked up. Can anyone advise how I can get my server(s) to broadcast the XDMCP protocol and to allow me to login via Xwindow session using Exceed.Many ...

XDMCP XKB Problem

i m using NICLinux , it is based on debian. i have xkb extension enabled in my Xserver(X.org).i can use xkb services in local pretty well. (example changing keyboard layout using setxkbmap). but the problem is when i m using xdmcp.if i m trying to use setxkbmap in xdmcp session, its complaining ...

Xdmcp, xmanager

please let me know how to configure xmanager so as to use xdmcp.i m a newbie .. so a detailed step will be of great help. ...

Using XDMCP with kdm, Slackware 11 and wireless router

I am trying to use XDMCP to remote desktop into my computer. I have edited the kdmrc file to enable XDMCP on port 177 and have enabled port forwarding on port 177 to my LAN IP address on my wireless router, but all I get when remotely connecting is the black and white X root with an X cursor. It see ...

changes regarding XDMCP with ubuntu 10.10

My objective: Total control of a machine running Ubuntu 10.10 remotely from a windows machine.It appears the accepted way to do this is to enable XDMCP on the linux machine, and use Xming to login. However there seems to be a change in the new release and none of the instructions on enabling XDMCP m ...

SuSE 9.1 - XDMCP Question

Like with RH9 I can enable XDMCP and run the desktop remotely, is there any way to do this with SuSE 9.1???Thanks in advance for any replies!!!-Matthew- ...

Problem logging in - not showing local users but only XDMCP

OK, I'm new to linux but I've used unix a while back. Oh, and how new can you really be when this is your third installation on the same machine???? (install, hard drive crash, etc etc etc!)I'm using SuSE 10.1 and GNOME (well, trying to use GNOME, anyway)So here's the problem: When I boot up and try ...

XDMCP problem

I have two SLES 10 SP2 machine. I want to run xclock on one but display it on the other.The following is what I have done so far, but I still the error message (can’t open display)1. In yast System à /etc/sysconfig Editor, I choose all the default except the following:a. DisplayManager xdmb. Displ ...

Ubuntu XDMCP and KDM

How can you set up XDMCP on a Kubuntu 8.04 machine?Is there a SIMPLE (no editing files; terminal OK) way to do this and what is it? ...

Setting up XDMCP under RHEL4

I'm trying to setup XDMCP so I can use eXceed 10 to log in using XDMCP Query. Here is the setup steps that I have documented to get it to work under RHEL3, but it does not work under RHEL4:The following will enable any host to connect to this system and get a XDM window. There are more advanced meth ...

XDMCP server on Fedora 7?

I want to install a XDMCP server on my Fedora 7 user account. I want to connect from my local GDM. How can I do this? Thank you. I am authorized on two accounts on the Fedora system. An advanced web host, and a SSH account, where I can install my own software--as long as it doesn't require root acce ...

RHEL5 and XDMCP

I have just installed RHEL 5 and cannot connect to the server from my Windows XP box using EXCEED 2008, just times out. I have read numerous articles tryingto figure it out with no success. I am able to ftp and telnet to the and from the server without issue. I have also used gdmsetup to enable XDMC ...

XDMCP - Fedora 12 - KDM - Black screen on connection

Linux 2.6.31.12-174.2.19.fc12.x86_64 #1 SMP x86_64I setup XDMCP:/etc/kde/kdm/kdmrc[Xdmcp]Enable=trueWilling=/etc/X11/xdm/XwillingXaccess=/etc/X11/xdm/Xaccess[security]AllowRemoteRoot=trueDisallowTCP=false/etc/kde/kdm/Xaccess (link to the xdm 'xaccess' file) includes:* CHOOSER BROADCASTIn KDM setting ...

XDMCP & Telnet Security on SuSE v8.1

I have successfully installed my SuSE Linux v8.1. Theserver is on the network, providing NAT (the Linuxversion of course) on an external and internalnetwork. I can ping w/o any problems.I am having two issues:- Telnet accessI can not get logged in via Telnet remotely. The service is enabled via inet ...

XDMCP in Karmic Koala

Have anyone successfully configured Ubuntu karmic koala to work normaly with Xming, like 9.04 did.i mean, in this new edition, they removed ability to enable xdmcp thru "login window" settings panel.In fact, they removed EVERYTHING from that window.i know that you can enable xdmcp in /etc/ ...

XDMCP connection failure

I'm having this XDMCP connection error. Two linux servers: Fedora Core 6 Zod (x86-64), CentOS 5 (x86)One Windows XP client with NetSarang's XManager Enterprise v2.0 (build 0501).The servers have static IP addresses (i.e. 10.32.192.10, 10.32.192.11).When the client is given a static IP address (i.e. ...

Unable to connect to RedHat Linux server with Exceed XDMCP

I am having trouble connecting to my Linux box using Exceed XDMCP Broadcast. I can see my server when I first start up Exceed, but after I get the login box, I am unable to type in my username into the box. I can fix this problem temporarily by rebooting the server, but then after a couple hours the ...

XDMCP Chooser at login screen has modified some my settings

When I clicked the option "XDMCP Chooser" that appears in the login screen, the next thing that I saw on my computer was a message box on a black screen and whose text was written in a font not readable by humans. I closed that message box(I could see the X symbol afterall) and from thereo ...

XDMCP and Local Display

I'm looking for a solution regarding a Problem with a ThinClient and an XDMCP- Session. I'm trying this now for month (didn't get any help from the ThinClient manufacturer, they say I first have to buy 200 Units...)The problem is as fallows:I got a ThinClient with an Linux OS, from which I will conn ...

how to autologin xdmcp display

I am building a thin-client like an X-terminal which boots from PXE, runs an X server, opens gdm session and displays some statistics page in a browser.So far it boots and runs X server and gets the screen attached to server by XDMCP and displays Gnome logon screen but I want it to log in automatica ...

Ubuntu XDMCP and sudo commands

OK, this may not really be the sort of problem that most beginners are likely to have but I am a beginner. I'm connecting to my Ubuntu machine from a Windows XP machine using Xming and the XDMCP protocol. The problem is that if, in the terminal, I perform a sudo command that starts a program with a ...

XDMCP connection problems

Hi, I've tried using XDMCP between a computer with MEPIS 3.3 and another with Debian Etch. In GDM, which I am running on both of them, I chose the option to allow XDMCP connections to port 177. When I tell GDM to run the XDMCP program, it scans the local network and finds only the computer itself. B ...

Ubuntu Xdmcp

I go to a university where the Computer Science department has this awesome lab set up running Fedora 9. I'd been ssh-ing into them for a couple years to write code for homework and such. I finally decided to dual-boot my system about a week ago, thankfully with very few problems. I discover XDMCP i ...

Ubuntu XDMCP remote desktop very slow

I log in from a remote machine using Terminal Server Client and XDMCP with XNest. It is dog slow. Screen refreshes are not as fast as I would expect.I ran the same configuration except connecting to a Windows virtual machine on the server using RDP. Very perky. Plus I get sound on my remote machine. ...

Ubuntu XDMCP login problems

Ok, here it goes:I've been fooling around with gdm (bad) install-unistalled xfce (too bad) and somehow i made my pc before login to seek for XDMCP computers through network. I clicked on my and then i disabled xdmcp access to my pc (the worst) Now all i get is a xdmcp window which can't find any mac ...

Ubuntu new private server runs Hardy, root shell only; how to access via XDMCP?

I have a new Hardy VPS at a linux host and I need to set up remote access -- desktop style, not just bash/SSH.I've got an XDMCP client (X-Win32, i'll get Cygwin's later) ready to connect to my Hardy VPS, but my Hardy VPS is only responding to SSH and gives me a nice bash prompt.I'm lost and need som ...

Remote login to Ubuntu 10.04 from Windows XP with XDMCP

I have to say that using XDMCP with Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows XP is exactly what I was looking for to remote in without a monitor. Thanks for those who posted to this thread http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=16953. Even though it isn't installed initially for 10.04 it is possible to set this u ...

Headless Ubuntu Desktop 10.10 xdmcp no monitor no keyboard server

First off i am not realy good at linux or ubuntu so this is just how i did it. Im a windows user and have no real knowledge of linux.You may ask:should i follow this guide from a obviously non tech savvy person?.. probably not.Is this method safe and secure ? probably notWill it work on my system? W ...

xdmcp ubuntu 10.10

I need to setup a xdmcp server on ubuntu 10.10 to allow for remote connections. Obviously this cant be done from the login window as with previous versions of Ubuntu. ...

Ubuntu without gdm but with xdmcp?

for my small home server i want the machine to NOT start x11 automatically but to enable remote logins via xdmcp.The problem: xdmcp is controlled by gdm. If i disable gdm to have no x11-login-screen xdmcp does not run...Is there any way to start gdm without starting x11 on the console?Ciao, Udo ...

Ubuntu XDMCP without a graphics card?

Using Lucid here.I want to run a system that acts as a basic file server, I want to remove the graphics card for the sake of power saving and less heat in the box. My machine can boot without the GPU, and I can ping it and use putty to do things, but I'm still new to Linux and don't really know what ...

Ubuntu XDMCP - Only one connection per GDM restart

I'm trying to setup an Ubuntu 9.10 box that I can use XDMCP to remote into. I have enabled XDMCP, and can connect to it using XManager. However, the issue I'm having is that I can connect and login fine, but when I logout, I cannot reconnect to XDMCP until I restart GDM.Theres nothing in /var/log/au ...

Ubuntu XDMCP woes in Karmic

I recently updated my machine from Jaunty to Karmic. I tried to login through XMing from my windows laptop. I get the login screen and then after entering my login information it takes almost 5-10 mins to bring up my desktop. Once up, there are lot of problems like connection drops, screen flicker e ...

Ubuntu XDMCP missing in Karmic 9.10?

I was using XDMCP in 9.04 but this appears to have been removed from 9.10 with no hints as to what the replacement is, if any. Following the threads suggest I should be using ssh but I have tried setting up ssh from my 9.10 laptop to my 9.10 desktop and can't get to a login screen. I can log on to a ...

Ubuntu Vista XDMCP problem with Xming

I'm new to Ubuntu and I try to setup a remote desktop connection from my laptop with Vista to Ubuntu (9.10). I already visited the Xming website and tried different Google searches, but without result.This is what I have done:-disabled IPv6-added [Xdmcp] Enable=true to /etc/gdm/custom.conf and to /e ...

Ubuntu How does XDMCP work?

I've been tasked with trying to get a user with arather old NCD X terminal to be able to log intoan Ubuntu system via XDMCP. Although it sort ofworks, it's been behaving inconsistently.Specifically, if I log in and log out a number oftimes, there are several things that may bedifferent:(1) Sometimes ...

Ubuntu XDMCP over wireless

I am kinda new to ubuntu but so far I love it. I've figured out XDMCP over a wired connection to my router, Now I'm trying to access my main computer using my laptop over a wireless connection using XDMCP. Using UBUNTU 9.04 I just realized that Terminal Server Client has xdmcp but it's grayed out, h ...

Ubuntu Quick switch to/from XDMCP session?

I need to do some stuff that involves both my desktop machine and my netbook. I've set the machines up so I can log into the desktop computer from the netbook over XDMCP.I want to be able to switch quickly from the XDMPC session to a normal local session and back again. But I can't see how to do tha ...

Ubuntu Quick switch to/from XDMCP session?

I need to do some stuff that involves both my desktop machine and my netbook. I've set the machines up so I can log into the desktop computer from the netbook over XDMCP.I want to be able to switch quickly from the XDMPC session to a normal local session and back again. But I can't see how to do tha ...

Ubuntu XDMCP and Headless server

I have a headless Ubuntu server running and I want to set up XDMCP so I can use a couple of GUI apps when I am at home. I'm following the procedure listed here (http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu:Feisty/RemoteAccess) and I wanted to know if anything else was needed on the server for this to work. I ...

Ubuntu XDMCP login between linked computers doesn't work

I've got a desktop computer running Xubuntu Hardy and a netbook running Eeebuntu Jaunty. They're connected by crossover cable, and I give them ip addresses (desktop = 192.168.0.1, netbook = 192.168.0.2) so I can ssh between them.I want to be able to log into the dektop from the netbook. So I went to ...

Ubuntu can I use xdmcp from within desktop ?

is there a way to use xdmcp remote login without switch user or logoff from current userbut i don't like vnc. xdmcp is much better for me. ...

Ubuntu XDMCP logs in with screen upside down and backwards

I'm try to use XDMCP to login in to a remote computer. The login screen shows up normal after connecting. Once I login, this is what I see:http://ubuntuforums.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=122092&stc=1&d=1248309571To close that window I have to click the bottom right corner (were the close ...

Ubuntu XDMCP permissions differ to local user permissions

I have an Ubuntu 9.04 server and log into it via XDMCP from my OSX machine. I dont want to use a monitor keyboard etc for the Ubuntu box, nor do i want to use VNC.When i log in via XDMCP, the same user does not have the same permissions as if i were to log in locally. I.e. i can change users/groups ...

Ubuntu xdmcp keyboard wrong mapping after remote login

When I connect to Ubuntu jaunty machine via xdmcp from any machine of the same network, I'm able to login with no issues but, when I get the gnome desktop , my keyboard mapping seems to be all messed up. ...

Ubuntu XDMCP Client for Remote Desktop

I have two machines (Fedora and CentOS) located at the LAB on which XDMCP is enabled. I usually connect to them via Xmanager/Xbrowser on Windows machines. However, now I switched to Ubuntu on my PC and I need a way to get connected those machines. Unfortunately, The tutorials I found on the Internet ...

Ubuntu XDMCP crash in tsclient

I recently got a new Dell and installed Ibex on it. No problems. What I want to do is to be able to launch an X session from the old box on the new box over the network. Much like VNC.On the old box, I went to System-Admin-Login, and changed the remote login to be same as local. This is all working ...

Ubuntu how do i setup xdmcp server/display forward on linux (beagleboard) ?

HiI got my beagleboard recently. I dont have a dvi-d lcd as of now. So want to remote login into it from my ubuntu pc.I can connect both of them through netWhat are things i need to install in beagleboard so that i will be able to do xdmcp login into beagleboard linux (minimal stuff no gnome desktop ...

X11 / XDMCP Keyboard mapping error AFTER remote Ubuntu login (!)

I am not familiar with every single 'term' so please bear with me. Also posted to MacRumors (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=599056).Setup:MBP running 10.5.5 w/ newest version of X11Linux box running Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron)Issue:Keys not mapped correctly after successful remote XDMCP ...