Setting up X11 as default X-windows system in Mac rather than XQuartz

Jeremy Huddleston Sequoia jeremyhu at
Fri Dec 21 11:04:51 PST 2012

On Dec 21, 2012, at 6:56 AM, Corey Cooke <cdcooke at> wrote:

> Does anyone know how to set up the X11 that is available in MacPorts to be
> the default X-windows system that automatically pops up when you ssh -X
> into another machine, or is available as a client when another user ssh's
> into your machine?

Install the xinit port, and it will give you instructions.

>  I'd like to avoid using the packaged XQuartz because it
> doesn't update automatically, etc.

XQuartz does update automatically.

> Thanks,
> -Corey
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