[LightDM] Using LightDM as a headless XDMCP server without physical graphics card
j.langerak at me.com
Fri Mar 2 01:10:54 PST 2012
No problem, better a late answer than no answer at all :).
I've set the parameter in the configuration file and at least LightDM
seems to start now. Will try to connect to it when I'm home.
Op 29-02-12 01:03, Robert Ancell schreef:
> Hi Jeffery,
> Sorry for the late reply
> Glad to hear XDMCP is working well!
> I think you just need to add the following to /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf:
> This will stop the default X server from being started.
> On 13 February 2012 20:11, Jeffrey Langerak<j.langerak at me.com> wrote:
>> I'm currently testing the XDMCP functionality of LightDM which seems to work
>> flawless, however, there is one issue which I cannot resolve:
>> The machine I am using for my setup is a dedicated machine running some
>> VM's, these VM's don't have any graphics card associated and run headless
>> and the only form of command is via a web interface or SSH.
>> LightDM seems to use the /dev/fb0 device as graphics card, but that does not
>> exists on a VM.
>> My queston is, how can I use LightDM to run as a headless XDMCP server
>> without the need of a physical present graphics card? The configuration docs
>> did not shed any light on this usage.
>> Thanks in advance!
>> Kind regards,
>> Jeffrey Langerak
>> LightDM mailing list
>> LightDM at lists.freedesktop.org
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