Howto: configure ubuntu with gnome desktop

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How to configure ubuntu with gnome.

services

You must disable the follow services:

* /etc/init.d/gdm
* /etc/init.d/powernowd
* /etc/init.d/hotkey-setup
* /etc/init.d/pcmcia
* /etc/init.d/vbesave

A easy way to do this: Use sysv-rc-conf:

sudo aptitude install sysv-rc-conf
sudo sysv-rc-conf

XDMCP

Edit /etc/gdm/gdm.conf and enable xdmcp:

change this:

...
[xdmcp]
Enable=false
...

to this:

...
[xdmcp]
Enable=true
...

You can restart GDM with sudo /etc/init.d/gdm restart


Links

* http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=81444

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