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Using X11 in Mountain Lion
Authored by: afranz on Jul 27, '12 09:44:07AM

X11 is simply not installed by default, the first time you use an application that requires X11 the OS will ask you if you want to install it.
Over the past few years I have used XQuartz over Apples X11 because Apple was always a bit behind the X11 version. The problem with XQuartz is that you need to re-install it every time there is an update to the system software. When I switched to 10.8 yesterday all I did was re-install XQuartz and all works fine.



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Using X11 in Mountain Lion
Authored by: xrelaht on Aug 06, '12 10:37:44PM
I wonder if the reinstall thing is still true. Apple's own support page now says to use XQuartz if you want X11, and says they contributed to the latest version. Maybe that means it will get auto updated along with everything else in the future?

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