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I've followed a few guides in order to enable XDMCP over VNC, however the end result is an ugly, if functional, default X login screen. It is not utilizing gdm for the authentication process, and I think it would look significantly more professional if it were.

This guide helped me the most: http://blog.sarah-happy.ca/2010/10/ubuntu-1010-vnc-login-screen.html

but I also used this guide as a reference: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/opensource/library/os-multiuserloginsvnc/index.html?ca=drs-&utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

I am using Fedora 17 Beta, and my goal is to be able to allow multiple users of a single host computer through VNC, with each user receiving a unique desktop that is independent of the other users. Therefore, when a new VNC session is started, it connects to XDM to allow them to login. Everything is working flawlessly except for the login screen looking like it's from the year 1980.

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Did you ever find a fix? I'm having the same issue. – Jeight Oct 10 '13 at 22:45
I don't remember if I ever found a fix or not. This was a long time ago. I was just experimenting with the feature, and it worked -- regardless of how ugly the login screen was. – coder543 Oct 14 '13 at 15:30

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