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, "Stephen C. Grubb" <scg@j...> wrote:
> I believe if you're running linux or some other self contained
> only need to say "0.0" or something like that, as a shortcut.
It should be ":0.0" or ":0" The colon is required.
It isn't just a shortcut, it also lets X11 know that the server is
running on the same host as the client, so it doesn't need to use
TCP/IP sockets, and can use unix domain sockets or (more commonly)
shared memory for IPC.
> Of course, you need to have X11 available in good working order for
> to work also.
Once you've set display, run /usr/openwin/bin/xlogo to make
sure that an X11 client can create an X window.