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Debian 8 +xdm + fluxbox error not login

I am trying to install fluxbox in debian 8 with xdm. Problem is when i try to login with my username it shows X "Can't connect display: :0. But when I tried as root is shows fluxbox correctly. I tried ...
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Using xdm on fedora: Login Manager does not start on boot, manually starting does not open the window manager

I'm trying to install a Fedora 30 system from the ground up. I want to use i3 as my Window Manager and xdm as my login manager. I can start an X server manually with startx, which starts i3. I then ...
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How to use XDMCP when server and client are behind two NAT?

The network structure is: Server -> NAT router1 -> switch <- NAT router2 <- Client The part I cannot solve is that, after xserver connects to 177/udp of xdm, xdm connects back to xserver, say ...
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Is it possible to provide XDMCP service off screen?

Providing XDMCP service itself is not hard. Some configuration with XDM is enough. But XDM has to start a X process and show something, if there is some hardware issues, it tails to start. While in ...
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No desktop up to 15 seconds after login

I was worried that my computer could be compromised and my login session is being hijacked by some malicious hook. In .xsession executed by xdm, I capture a pstree snapshot a file to debug this ...
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Package 'openjdk-7-jre' has no installation candidate

I am trying to download XDM(xtreme download manager) on Ubuntu which requires openjdk-6-jre and openjdk-7-jre. But I couldn't install it: sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jre Reading package lists... ...
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I cannot source profile inside .xsession (Debian Buster)

I ditched gnome by ditching gdm in my Debian install and replaced it with xdm and fluxbox. The problem that now occurs is that logging in to fluxbox doesn't work. I type my username and password, ...
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How is xdm configured for redhat 6?

I am trying to get xdmcp working on a Redhat 6 server. I am mostly following the steps at: http://www.yolinux.com/TUTORIALS/GDM_XDMCP.html#RHEL In one of the steps it suggests: Edit file: Red Hat: /...
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Starting Debian without X

I am trying to start Debian without X, so I set /etc/x11/default-display-manager empty. It works, but i get a random:nonblocking pool is initialized message. Is there a better way to do it? Why ...
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xdm restarts after login

I run Debian Jessie on my laptop, without Desktop Enviroment. (just awesomeWM as windowmanager) I played with xdm in the past, but at the time decided that I didn't like it. Now, when I install it, ...
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make wmaker default window manager - get rid of Cinnamon

There are a lot of questions and answers for setting the default window manager, e.g., here and here. I'm using Debian Jessie with XDM. I've tried editing /etc/X11/default-display-manager and using ...
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xterm highlighting always white, not reverse

I'm running Debian on my desktop, laptop, and netbook. On my desktop and laptop, I am using Gnome desktop environment; whereas my netbook is using i3wm (installed after a text-only install initially). ...
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Capture a screenshot of XDM login screen?

I would like to screenshot my XDM login screen on FreeBSD-CURRENT. It’s currently configured on ttyv8. What I’ve tried: I have tried xwd with various options from ttyv1, but it reports is cannot ...
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Configure XDM to accept remote logins

How can I configure XDM server to accept remote X login and works as X server, which Configuration should be done on the clients if they want to connect to this X server?