[CentOS] Help with XDMCP over SSH

Plant, Dean dean.plant at roke.co.uk
Thu Mar 1 12:27:49 UTC 2007

Les Mikesell wrote:
> Kanwar Ranbir Sandhu wrote:
>> On Wed, 2007-02-28 at 14:55 +0000, Plant, Dean wrote:
>>> I am trying to get XDMCP working over SSH on CentOS 4.4 from a
>>> windoze box running Cygwin/Putty
>> [snip]
>>> Both commands will successfully display a X window and show the X
>>> mouse pointer but not the chooser. Can anyone tell me what I am
>>> doing wrong? 
>> Perhaps your ssh tunnel isn't configured properly.  Let's see how
>> you're setting up the tunnel.
> Or, as an alternative you might like freenx on the server and the
> nomachine NX windows client.  It gives better response over low
> bandwidth or high latency connections and allows you to suspend a
> session and reconnect later, perhaps from a different location.

Thanks for your reply.

I was hoping to use the software we already have installed
(Putty&Cygwin) but if this fails I will look into your suggestion.


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