Updated. Was Re: Success was Re: VNC Server setup on Linux

David Colliver david.colliver "at" revilloc.com
Mon, 21 Jan 2002 11:38:25 +0000


OK, so how do I test for the version of the dm? I am sure many of my readers
may ask this.

Regards.
Dave Colliver.

p.s. The site is back up now.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Dumas Patrice" <dumas "at" centre-cired.fr>
To: <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
Sent: Monday, January 21, 2002 11:17 AM
Subject: Re: Updated. Was Re: Success was Re: VNC Server setup on Linux


> > If you know which configuration files each version of each dm uses, let
> > us/me know.  It will definitely simplify things.  I started doing it by
> > distribution/OS version but it may need to be based on dm/version to
> > show what configuration files each uses.  Then each dm/version section
>
> It is possible that you'll end having to base your documentation on the dm
> version for the file used, and on the distribution version for the
location of
> the file.
>
> I can give some information about gdm :
>
> The gdm-2.0beta2-37 uses its own file gdm.conf. It comes with redhat 7.0.
In
> this distribution and in other 7.x distributions, it is in
> /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf. It is possible that this version of gdm is broken
and
> cannot be used with Xvnc, but I may be wrong.
>
> gdm-2.2.4.2 also uses its own gdm.conf. It works. I don't know where I got
it
> from, because it doesn't seems to be in the redhat 7.2 nor in rawhide...
> It doesn't seems to use the xdm files.
>
> gdm-2.2.3.1 comes with redhat 7.2. I haven't tested, but I think it should
> work and I also think that it doesn't use the xdm files, but I haven't
tested.
>
> Hope it helps
>
> Pat
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