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RE: XDMCP Client which runs under the desktop?



> > Sure thing. What you're looking for is called Xnest. It's both an X
> > server and a client that can run and display in your current X/GUI
> > session. I believe it accepts some of the standard X command-line
> > arguments, i.e. -geometry, -depth, -query, :N (where N is the display
> > number you want it to use).
> > 
> > The package/version of this that i've got installed is
> > xorg-x11-server-Xnest-1.0.1-9.fc5.5, which is available at
> > 
> http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/5/i386
/os/Fedora/RPMS/xorg-x11-server-Xnest-1.0.1-8.i386.rpm for fc5 and at
> http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/6/i386/os/Fedora/RPMS/xorg-x11-server-Xnest-1.1.1-47.fc6.i386.rpm
> for fc6.
> 
> You can use your favorite package manager GUI, or from a command-line: 
> yum -y xorg-x11-server-Xnest -or- rpm -ihv url_to_packagename.rpm
> 
> Note that it is not in the extras repository; it is one of the core
> packages.
> 
> You sound like you know what you're doing, anyway; the man pages are
> pretty helpful.
> 
> Hope this helps. Holler if ???s.
> - gabriel
> 
Thanks.  This worked great

Xnest -geometry 1024x768 mynode :5

Bob Styma


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