How to use to connect to Linux X Windows?

Eric B.
Tue Apr 20 09:48:00 GMT 2004

Thanks for the link.  Reading it prompted me to read the XDMCP Howto, which
helped out significantly.

I followed the instructions in the XDMCP howto, and managed to connect no
problem from one computer.  However, when I follow exactly the same setup
steps for Cygwin on another computer, I am unable to connect remotely to the
XDM on my Linux machine.  Xwin just opens with a blank screen.  Both
machines are on the same internal subnet and I am issuing the same command
to both (Xwin -query

Is there any debugging information I can turn on to find out what machine #1
is doing that machine #2 is not?  I even went as far as copying the Cygwin
directory from the functional machine to the non-functional one in case
there was a problem with the install, but that did not make a difference

Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated!



"Brian Chase" <> wrote in message
> Eric B. wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'm completely new to Cygwin (and have been away from X-Windows in
> > for a number of years) and am looking for a howto or some instructions
> > to get my Cygwin installation to display my Linux machine's X terms.
> >
> > Basically, I've got an installation of Linux (RHEL 3.0) that I'd like to
> > administer from my Windows machine.  Ideally, I'd like to be able to
> > to my Linux machine and use the Xwin server from the Linux machine, but
> > it disaply on my Windows PC instead.
> >
> > Is there some documentation out there that can help me?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Eric
> >
> >

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