Thomas Chao


Revision History
Revision v1.120 March 2001Revised by: tc

This HOWTO describes how you can use the combination of X Display Manager (xdm, kdm and gdm) and XDMCP (X Display Manager Control Protocol) to provide the mechanism for an X-Terminal and a platform of cheap Remote X Apps solution. This document will be focusing on how to setup connection using XDMCP.

Table of Contents
1. Introduction
1.1. Disclaimer
1.2. Feedback
2. The Procedure
2.1. Before you begin, some backgrounds
2.2. Security Reminder
2.3. The System I use
2.4. Remote piece
2.5. Server Preparation
2.6. Steps to Complete the Procedures
2.7. Testing
3. Troubleshooting
4. XDMCP and GDM (Gnome Display Manager)
5. Additional References
6. Authors
7. Copyright Information