1.17.1-4 xorg-server documentation update

Jon TURNEY jon.turney@dronecode.org.uk
Mon Jun 1 16:52:00 GMT 2015

On 23/05/2015 22:14, Matthew Horwood wrote:
> I have been trying to connect to a raspberry PI over XDMCP, but have
> been having issues getting it to work.
> After looking at both the cygwin/X and raspberry PI sites, I did a
> search for 'lightdm connecting to xserver windows' and found a post that
> suggested using VcXsrv. As it uses an option of -from that seems to
> work, so I have tried it with cygwin/X and also got connected.
> It would seem your User's Guide needs to be updated, it needs to include
> the -from option when making XDMCP connections.
> http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/26000/how-to-cygwin-xwin-query-an-ubuntu-11-10-xserver


Thanks for pointing this out.  I have added a mention of that option to 
the XDMCP section of the UG.

But it should not be the case that the option is always required.  It 
should only be needed when the host has multiple network interfaces and 
the right one isn't selected, for whatever reason.

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