[39807] trunk/doc-new/guide/xml/installing.xml

Adam Mercer ramercer at gmail.com
Fri Sep 5 21:57:18 PDT 2008

On Fri, Sep 5, 2008 at 4:06 PM,  <markd at macports.org> wrote:

> +    <para>Before launching an X11 application, you must open a terminal window
> +    and start an xterm session.</para>
> +    <programlisting><prompt>%%</prompt><userinput>xterm</userinput></programlisting>
> +
> +    <para>After the X11 session window opens, you may launch X11 apps from
> +    another terminal window. See <link
> +    linkend="installing.x11.settings">Optional X11 Settings</link> if you wish
> +    to launch X11 applications from an X11 session window.</para>

This just confuses me as if X is configured correctly, in Leopard,
then you don't need to run xterm prior to running any X based app - X
will automagically start when required.



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