[CentOS] How to setup VNC for GDM access on 6.3

Tue Jan 22 23:29:12 UTC 2013
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 01/22/2013 05:26 PM, Bruce Ferrell wrote:
> On 01/22/2013 02:15 PM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> On 01/22/2013 03:52 PM, Bruce Ferrell wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I'm looking for pointer for setting up VNC so that access to the system is via gdm/kdm.  Yes, I know about vino, and /etc/sysconfig/vncservers but what I'm looking for is a sertup
>>> that allows me to see the *dm login screen instead of being dropped direct into a desktop.
>> Depending on what you are really trying to accomplish, freenx/nx might
>> be what you need (and on centos-6, the OpenNX client):
>> http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/FreeNX
> yep,
> I'm aware of freenx... and it drops you directly into a desktop. Not acceptable for this situation.  I'm *really* trying to be dropped into a *dm (gdm/kdm) screen to log into the 
> system

Well, you have to "log into the system" with the opennx client ... then
you get a desktop.

Just like you would be directed to a desktop when you complete the gdm

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