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Ask for step-by-step instruction to connect between local X server and remote display manager via XDMCP

I want set up an environment in which a local X server is connecting a remote display manager via XDMCP protocol, just like this picture in the wikipedia item: "X display manager" ...
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Lightdm not starting at boot in Ubuntu 14.04

I've been reading lots of posts about this problem regarding previous versions of Ubuntu, but they don't seem to work in my case. At boot and shown in /var/log/boot.log the daemon /usr/sbin/lightdm, ...
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Trying to install new wm broke lightdm

I am trying to install bspwm for my debian machine, and I've been following this guide for dummies. So far, all the desktop environments and window managers that I've added on were all done through ...
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CDM display not working for users, but works as root

If I run CDM (Console Display Manager) as root, it works fine. If I run it as any other user, CDM loads, requests a choice for WM, and then exits. There is no readable output to stdout or stderr. How ...
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Display manager does not start at startup

Running sudo start lightdm from the command line seems to work fine though. Neither exec xdm or xdm or sudo xdm or sudo exec xdm do though. Things I have already tried - selecting various options ...
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Uninstall breaks unprivileged boot-up services (MDM and audio) - Linux Mint 16rc KDE

After a wine install/uninstall audio is broken and MDM fails as a boot up service, but still works via sudo. How should I trouble shoot? Last night I installed Wine, installed then removed ...
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Change default login manager on Fedora 18

I'm tired of GNOME's problems with my Fedora 18 instance, and decided to move on to another desktop environment. After successfully changing to Xfce, I still couldn't get rid of GDM which annoys me a ...
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Is there a reason why restarting lightdm caused the device to shutdown?

Each time I have had to restart lightdm on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS via the commands /etc/init.d/lightdm restart or service lightdm restart, it would simply restart lightdm display manager. This time however ...
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Don't start display manager when booting

I need to somehow boot from Grub w/o even starting or trying to start X and display manager. I tried linux (hd1,msdos3)/boot/vmlinuz-*** root=/dev/sdb3 ro text but this started kdm regardless. I ...
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Are there any benefits to starting kdm as daemon?

I've configured my kdm to start via inittab method. I've done it following the steps at Display Manager - ArchWiki. There is also a described method on how to start kdm as daemon. But i can't find ...