Subject: Re: Regarding the use of pam_ssh
To: Jeremy C. Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jim Wise <email@example.com>
Date: 03/01/2005 22:41:20
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On Mon, 28 Feb 2005, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
>On Mon, 28 Feb 2005, Jason Thorpe wrote:
>> > people don't use remote xdm anymore? i haven't for a few years but
>> > in the past i did so heavily...
>> I think it exists, but I think X terminals are a lot less common than
>> they used to be.
>They appear to be very commonly used for LTSP (Linux Terminal Server
>Project) and similar. I have used it a few times and set it up for a
>library with 16 workstations.
This is also a pretty common way to work in Windows X Server
environments -- user starts Hummingbird Exceed (or newer cygwin) X
server, does an XDMCP broadcast, and finds himself (transparently in his
view) logging in to one of N allegedly identical systems over in the
Pretty or not, I can think of at least a couple shops where things are
done this way, including the shop I'm at now.
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