XDM on Windows - nice little trick

From: "Sulis, Adam" SULISA@tc.gc.ca

Configuring XDM for remote usage

This is used when you want to view a Linux PC's X-session on another PC. The example here uses Labtam's XWINPRO 5.1 for Windows 95 connecting to Corel Linux 1.0 and possibly others.


- Edit /etc/X11/Xserver and change the second line from "Console" to "Anybody"
- Make the directory /old_rc4.d
- Copy /etc/rc4.d/S99kdm to it. Delete the original S99kdm.
- Copy /etc/init.d/kdm to old_kdm.
- Copy /etc/init.d/xdm to kdm
- Edit /etc/X11/xdm/Xaccess Locate the line that looks a bit like:
#* #any host can get a login window
- Remove the leading #
- Execute the commands:

/etc/init.d/xdm stop


- Download and install XWINPRO 5.1
- Run Xsettings
- Select "Use XDMCP". Enter the Settings screen
- Enter the IP address of the Linux PC.
- Select XDM Authentication
- exit out and launch Xsession

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