xdm and xdmcp

rhino64 at postmail.ch rhino64 at postmail.ch
Fri Jan 22 08:29:06 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 11:30:47PM +0200, Manolis Kiagias wrote:
> On 21/01/2010 8:54 μ.μ., rhino64 at postmail.ch wrote:
> > modifying Xaccess, starting xdm with parameter "udpPort 177".
> >
> > The command "netstat -a" never indicates that a process is listening on that port. 
> >   
> The notes in Xaccess seem to indicate that when a LISTEN line is not
> present, it works like LISTEN *
> I found this to be false. Please insert a LISTEN line with your IP
> address, i.e.
> > With wdm, the listening is possible but I cannot start the X server even if the server alone
> > is perfectly working and if it is correctly started by xdm.
> >
> > I don't want to use kdm or gdm since they are too heavy (almost all kde and gnome should be
> > installed with them).
> >
> >   
Thanks, this was the correct point. I have added the "LISTEN" directive
in Xaccess file and it works. xdm is perfect for me, I have just tried wdm since
I was not able to make xdm work like I wanted.

Thanks for the help.

Alain Aubord

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