Tuesday, December 28, 2004

Terminal Server Setup

This is a terminal setup for Fedora Core1

1) In /etc/init.d/xfs change
daemon xfs -droppriv -daemon
daemon xfs -droppriv -daemon -port 7100

2) Enable firewall for UDP Port 177 to Accept Traffic

3) In /etc/X11/fs/config comment out this

4) In /etc/x11/xdm/xdm-con fig comment out
! DisplayManager requestPort: 0

5) If using gdm in /etc/X11/xdm Xaccess Change
# * # any host can get a login window
* # any host can get a login window

6) In /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.con f

7) In /etc/X11/xdm/Xsetup_ 0 should be chmod 755

8) Edit XF86Config in /etc/X11
From FontPath "unix/:-1"
To FontPath "unix/:7100"

9) Now Reboot the server and in the command prompt type
xdm -nodaemon

10) Now you will get into X window Manager in Server

11) To get X Window manager on the client type below command at shell prompt. That is it. Finished.
X -broadcast

12) To connect from Windows machine install Cygwin. Then at command prompt of it type X server IP
X -query

13) To automatically login the client to xdm server use command below in inittab and at level 5
/usr/X11R6/bin/X -depth 16 -query

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