[RndTbl] XDMCP on Ubuntu Precise (12.04 LTS)
kevin.a.mcgregor at gmail.com
Sun Mar 17 19:45:10 CDT 2013
Good point. I had forgotten about that option.
So my questions is, since I have zero Gnome-stuff currently installed on my
server, what's the minimum stuff I need to install (apt-get install
<stuff>) to get a Gnome desktop?
On Sun, Mar 17, 2013 at 5:43 PM, Sean Walberg <sean at ertw.com> wrote:
> IIRC you only need XDMCP if you want to splash a login screen. You can
> just SSH in with the -X option instead, and then start up your window
> manager (e.g. gnome-session)
> On Sun, Mar 17, 2013 at 5:32 PM, Kevin McGregor <
> kevin.a.mcgregor at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server with no GUI/desktop installed. I'd like
>> to have a desktop of some kind running, but I won't be using the desktop at
>> the console, just over my LAN. I'd like the console to remain text-only.
>> What's the shortest route to getting this? I presume I'll need some kind
>> of X client on my PC and connect via XDMCP to the server. Suggestions?
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