Remote Server XDMCP

Robert Collins
Tue Oct 10 16:04:00 GMT 2000

xhost + hostname

Gnome is a desktop environment - it isn't stable on cygwin yet ( its missing
esound, and glib modules). If you plan to run gnome on a linux box and
X-server on cygwin, I would be interested to hear how you go.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Harold Helmich" <>
To: "XFree" <>
Sent: Wednesday, October 11, 2000 3:14 AM
Subject: Remote Server XDMCP

> I wa hoping someone could help me.  I would like to setup XFree to connect
> to my Linux server via XDMCP.  I have found various messages in the
> and I think I am almost there but I running into a few issues.  The first
> issue is that when I specify the -query option to XWin, it kills TCP/IP
> stack.  I am do not get any errors stating such but am not able to ping
> anything even my IP address.  I am running NT workstation SP 6 and using
> Secondly, which version of pthread.dll should I use for XFCE?  On the
> download site there are 3 versions.
> I am unable to get the Gnome interface to work, when running in non-XDMCP
> mode.  Do I need to edit the configuration files manually beyond selecting
> the option from the XFCE desktop options?
> Lastly, I have forgotten to how allow remote x-clients from other machines
> access to the local server.  I found a message in the archives but have
> been able to find it again.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Harry

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