On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 4:52 AM, Robert Chalmers <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > I've read the spots off everything I can find about getting X going, and I > have it all up and running sort of. > > But only sort of. > > > > I have X-Win32 trialling on a laptop, and want to be able to connect to the > Xserver - but I just can't seem to do it. > > > > To give you a run down. > > > > I have X working. > > I have KDE working. > > I have the /etc/ttys entry set to: > > ttyv8 "/usr/local/bin/xdm -nodaemon" xterm on secure > > .. (I note that kdm is much prettier, and appears to work Just as well) > > > > I have the entry in xdm-config commented out. > > ! DisplayManager.requestPort: 0 > > > > /root/.xinitrc contains "exec startkde" > > > > Ok. > > Using 'xdm' , booting brings up an oversize font LOGIN -PASSWORD display. > Very ugly. (kdm looks nicer, but I'm following the manual) >
xdm can look nice. > > > Neither xdm or kdm, let me log in as root. > > I have to go Ctl+alt+F1 to get to the good old terminal window. > > > > Now, the main problem is .. Which is a real pain, as I do need to connect to > this thing remotely. > > I can't connect from the remote laptop's X-Win32 program xterm emulator > program. > > > > Has anyone managed to get any remote, xterm emulators going? And how so? > you know, I'd recommend X over ssh, although I used Xming, there 's a package with it bundled with putty http://sourceforge.net/projects/xming even comes with pretty good documentation > > > Thanks if you can help - I'm almost there. > > Rob > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > -- Best regards, Brad _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"