Allowing and Starting Remote X Sessions

Although being able to run individual applications remotely is convenient, sometimes it would be more helpful to run an entire desktop session—beginning with the graphical login screen—from a remote location. This capability can be especially helpful when you're building diskless thin clients or using small computers with minimal Linux installations that need to function as full-fledged workstations.

By changing a setting in the Red Hat Fedora 4 login manager configuration, you can allow remote display of entire desktop sessions, from login through logout. After you make this change, you can launch remote sessions by supplying a special argument to the XFree86 command from a Linux console, or by using the ...

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