Start the Xserver automatically
suntong001 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 27 04:24:03 UTC 2021
On Tue, Jan 26, 2021 at 8:22 PM raf <macports at raf.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 25, 2021 at 12:00:23AM -0600, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at macports.org> wrote:
> > On Jan 24, 2021, at 22:35, Tong Sun wrote:
> > > I checked the x11.app's preference, but it seems to be missing the
> > > capability to start the Xserver automatically when user logs in.
> > >
> > > Is it so? Any plan to add it?
> > The X server will start automatically when you launch any X11-using
> > program. This is better than having the X server running all the
> > time. This change to the X server was made by Apple in Mac OS X 10.5
> > in pursuit of their goal of not having services running when they're
> > not needed.
> If you really want it to start on login, you can add macport's X11.app
> to your: System Preferences / Users & Groups / Login Items.
Indeed I really want to.
Thanks a lot for your help! Really appreciate it.
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