On Sun, Mar 04, 2001 at 12:27:44PM +0000, Conor Daly came forth with:
> Little problem here. I want to export my Gnome desktop to another box but
> it ain't happening. I did an "X" on the target box and got an x-server up
> with no window manager (that's what I want). Then I did an "xhost
> +192.168.1.3" to permit the source box to connect. Now, on the source box,
> I did an
>> export DISPLAY=192.168.1.1:0.0
>> and then did "startx" but nothing happened. had a look at the startx
> script and found that it does a bunch of things with display itself. tried
> hacking that but to no avail. Something like
>startx tries to run X...
I find the easiest way to do this it:
on the machine you want to run the Xserver on, do
X -query <machine with gnome on it>
if gdm/xdm is setup to allow connections, you should get a login box.
GDM by default comes with xdmcp turned off (so you need to turn it on..
someone here will start screaming about security, but if it's a firewalled
network/personal one, it'll be fine).
xdm uses /etc/X11/xdm/Xaccess to control which ip's can connect (I don't
think it blocks any by default though?)
then just setup .xsession to run
(I'm sure there's a how-to on this, if there isn't there should be.. it's
strange getting used to at the beginning (client and server are reversed
from the logical perspective))
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