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What about an xdm session?
Authored by: rbbhghs on Apr 18, '04 05:40:55AM
simply type (in the, not the XTerm as that is display :0)

X -query


/usr/X11R6/bin/X -query

if your path isn't set up right.

if you are running X11 already, use this:

/usr/X11R6/bin/X :1 -query

to send the query to DISPLAY=1. easy as pie. Not sure how I stumbled upon that, but it's very useful for me and my Fedora Box.

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What about an xdm session?
Authored by: bluehz on Apr 18, '04 09:38:21AM

I have a headless (no monitor) linux server (slackware) on our lan that I occasionally like to run some gui app from. How can I use this technique to do this sort of thing? I am currently launching Apple X11, then from Apple X11 I ssh -X user@linux into the linux box, then I can launch gui apps that show up on the OS X box monitor. That works fine - but I would like to streamline the process and do it all in one step if possible.

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