Xdmcp is the X display manager control protocol; it is a remote desktop protocol in that it allows a user of one desktop to connect to and interact with another desktop.

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Multiple users over VNC - lightdm

I'm a student and I have access to a pretty powerful machine in the University lab. I've been trying to allow my roommates to remotely login to my machine on an account that I've created so that they ...
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Can't start gnome-flashback or unity using Xvnc + XDMCP

I configured my Ubuntu 13.10 using this article on IBM's website. Now I can connect to LightDM, select user and enter password, but DE doesn't start. I can see the logged-in user using who command. ...
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XDMCP login gets black working area of unity-2d-shell

This is a XDMCP server running Precise that work well. And the desktop is unity-2d. The clients using ubuntu Precise server work, too. Now we are trying a thin client hardware with very little flash. ...
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unable to connect to ubuntu machine from thin client using xdmcp

i would like to connect 50 thin clients at a time to a user(other then root) to a ubuntu machine. From root i am able to connect to the machine but as a normal user i am unable to connect.so please ...
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Login via XDMCP not possible to 12.04 from Squeeze box

Can anybody tell me whats wrong with my 12.04/lightdm/XDMCP setup? I activated X11 remote via TCP and XDMCP on lightdm and restarted lightdm: [SeatDefaults] user-session=ubuntu ...
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LightDM not responding to XDMCP requests 12.04 LTS

Since a recent upgrade from 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS I can no longer login using XDMCP (ssh -XC is okay). This is similar to an earlier question but the answer (add xserver-allow-tcp=true) didn't help ...
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Why does Unity screen blank out over XDMCP?

My XDMCP sessions display fine until I login. I've checked all logs and settings for this and can't find anything wrong, this works fine on other systems so I'm wondering if this has anything to do ...
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XDMCP setup for lightdm, ports not listening

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10, lightdm. It appears my XDMCP service is setup correctly, but it won't connect. I have the following in /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf: [XDMCPServer] enabled=true To restart ...
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How do I configure lightdm to work with XDMCP?

Does anyone have a set up to make xdmpc work with lightdm on 11.10. Using xdmpc+gdm was easy as pie, worked great. After the upgrade to 11.10 with the switch to lightdm I can't figure out how to get ...
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Make GDM accessible only remotely via XDMCP, while console remains in text mode

I have a 10.04 server and I have installed gnome-desktop on it so that I can do some of work in a nicer way. I connect to gdm remotely via XDMCP (Hummingbird Exceed) but at the same time I want the ...
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Enable Autologin for Xvnc/XDMCP? [closed]

Version: Ubuntu 9.10 How I do to enable automatic login in Xvnc/XDMCP? Im in the process of setting up a Xvnc kiosk, which will be a terminal server hosting multiple kiosk machines under separate ...
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How to use XDMCP+GDM and Xnest?

I have been trying to enable XDMCP on GDM without much success. Following some instructions I have edited /etc/gdm/custom.conf and added: [daemon] RemoteGreeter=/usr/lib/gdm/gdm-xdmcp-chooser-slave ...