XQuartz on 10.6 (in a VM)

René J.V. Bertin rjvbertin at gmail.com
Thu Mar 26 16:56:33 PDT 2015

On Thursday March 26 2015 15:18:20 Jeremy Huddleston Sequoia wrote:

> > In the situation that I reported, my $DISPLAY was really :0.0 as verified by starting /opt/X11/bin/xterm through the X11 Application menu. I just couldn't connect to it through the X11 client libraries in MacPorts, only through those in /opt/X11 .
> That is quite bizarre.  I'm able to run 'DISPLAY=:0.0 /opt/local/bin/xterm' without issue.

I take it you're not running 10.6 in a VM hosted by Parallels Desktop ?

Anyway, bizarre it was, and even more bizarre that the disappeared after another reboot *and* after I had to send a SIGKILL to a server instance (which gave me DISPLAY=:1.0). I'll report back if it starts happening again.


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