Posted on 2007-08-11
Last Modified: 2013-12-16

I configured Hummingbird on my PC to get the CDE login of my AIX box but I am not getting the full CDE desktop environment.  Although I am getting a window (just like anormal window on the GUI monitor) and can run GUI applications.  I can even run xlock and startx.  Below are the commands that i have issued on the AIX.

/usr/dt/bin/dtconfig -e
xinit /usr/dt/bin/Xsession

I have read somewhere (I forget to get the link) that my second command does bypass the CDE login environment and I think this is the reason why I am not getting the full AIX desktop environment.

Does anyone knows on how to get the full CDE when logging in from PC using hummingbird?

Question by:mkuser01
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    Set Exceed to Single Window mode

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    I've tried this but this is not the one that i want.  I want to get the same desktop environment on the system console.  What I have right now is that I can run GUI applications but the the AIX desktop (with multiple icons) is not appearing on my PC.

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    I've managed to make it work. It's on the XDMCP settings.

    Thanks anyway for the time.

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    I solved the problem with my own

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