New 10.6.4

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Sun Jun 20 11:54:31 PDT 2010

On Jun 20, 2010, at 10:10, John B Brown wrote:

>> How did you set XQuartz to start nothing? I don't know if it's the
>> same for 10.4 but I know that XQuartz now uses the defaults system
>> 'defaults read org.macosforge.xquartz.x11' look for the line
>> 'app_to_run' and check to see if xterm is listed there.
>> Even if it's not there, you can try: defaults write
>> org.macosforge.xquartz.x11 app_to_run ""
>> That should set the default application as nothing.
> 	Thank you for that set of directions. Why did the variable not change when I performed the write using sudo but changed only when I performed the write as myself? I am set for ALL in sudoers. Is that variable stored in some 'very private' place?

If you use "defaults write" as sudo, it writes to root's defaults. If you use it as yourself, it writes to your defaults.

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