xorg-server, launchd, and DISPLAY

Michael Fitzgerald astrofitz at gmail.com
Mon Aug 9 09:40:52 PDT 2010

Thanks all for the help.  After additional execution of the appropriate launchctl load command and some restarting, the launchctl export command indeed shows DISPLAY being set.  Problem solved, though I'm not quite sure what I did differently.

Thanks again,

On Aug 4, 2010, at 7:08 PM, Rainer Müller wrote:

> On 2010-08-03 23:23 , Michael Fitzgerald wrote:
>> Just a double-check -- does no one have any insight into this issue?
> As a workaround you could use `launchctl export` which prints the
> environment to be exported. Does it contain DISPLAY?
> Make sure DISPLAY is not overwritten anywhere in scripts:
> $ grep DISPLAY ~/.bash* ~/.MacOSX/environment.plist
> $ grep -R DISPLAY /opt/local/etc /etc
> Rainer

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