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Numerous posts for adding XDMCP to Ubuntu server tell me that I just need to bring up the login screen settings and flip to the "Remote" tab and ...

The Login Screen Settings in 11.04 (natty) has no tabs. How do I go about getting XDMCP to work?

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Maybe this doesn't fit for you, but did you consider using NX instead?

Like NoMachine:

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Actually yes, I just tried it yesterday and it works perfectly. Tried it both on Ubuntu and CentOS with great results. Thanks for the suggestion. Still. I expect XDMCP to be simple setup. – Phil May 22 '11 at 4:40

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