Problem with $DISPLAY

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at
Mon Oct 13 05:55:18 PDT 2014

On Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 8:53 AM, René J.V. <rjvbertin at> wrote:

> >The simple reason to why Linux does it one way and OS X another, however,
> >is that on Linux X11 is primary and gets "naming rights". on OS X, it is
> an
> >interloper and does not get to choose for itself how the system it's on
> >works or what system names it's allowed to use.
> And that, my dear, is a pristine example of the same kind of OS arrogance
> that bites us when getting FOSS to work properly on OS X.

This comment only makes sense if you consider Linux privileged and OS X the
interloper, which is indeed a good example of OS arrogance.

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