tryin to use Xwin on windows XP with a remote window manager on Linux
Harold L Hunt II
Thu Jun 5 14:53:00 GMT 2003
Read the manual:
It sounds like you want to use XDMCP rather than what you are trying to do.
If you don't want to use XDMCP, there are other options:
What you are doing right now just doesn't make any sense.
John Vincent wrote:
> What I'd like to do is run Xwin on my windows XP box, and run the window
> manager on my linux box. I assumed that all I'd have to do is set the
> DISPLAY environment variable to point at my x-server, then run
> "startkde" to run the window manager. Unfortunately, the Xwin server is
> refusing connections. I've tried running "xhost +" on the windows
> machine, but this does not appear to have any effect unless I'm already
> running a window manager - which defeats the whole point.
> So, does anyone know how to make "xhost +" work when there is no window
> manager, or alternatively is there any other way to get Xwin to accept
> Thanks in advance
> /John Vincent.
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