Sun Feb 10 09:25:00 GMT 2002
On 10 Feb 2002, Marc Williams wrote:
> I was pleasantly surprised to find almost no difficulty in using the
> XWin -query command from one of my Win98 machines to get to the Gnome
> login screen on one of my Linux machines. Thanks Cygwin people!!
> My question is this: when using this method (XWin), is there a way to
> bypass the Gnome login and get right to the Gnome desktop i.e. passing
> the Windows authentication info on to the Linux machine? Thanks!
No. Not via xdmcp.
But you can use ssh to build an other session managment.
- Create RSA/DSA keys for ssh. This will allow you to connect to the linux
host without providing a password (but the private RSA key)
- start X with
xinit /usr/bin/ssh -X remotehost .xsession -- /usr/X11R6/bin/XWin :0
This starts the Xserver adn connects via ssh to the remote host and starts a
X session with the local server as output device.
Maybe you have to give some extra options to .xsession or use another startup
file like .xinitrc or /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xinit/xinitrc or even better
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