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Behaviour of Caps-lock in Linux on VirtualBox, OSX Host

I'm running Ubuntu under virtualbox on a MacBook Pro and I'm trying to remap the Caps-Lock key to mod3 so I can use it as a replacement for the Alt key in Xmonad. I can remap the keysyms but the ...
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Configure XQuartz to use second screen

Is it possible to configure XQuartz to use my second screen? I've tried updating the default DISPLAY variable to something like /tmp/launch-oEIGJf/org.macosforge.xquartz:0.1, but this (kind of ...
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How do I properly configure my .xinitrc file to start the openbox session manager

I've installed openbox twice - once with Fink, and once with MacPorts. Both installations yield the same result: startx terminates with an error diagnostic from xinit. I have a working .xinitrc for ...
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Is this xstart/xinit message of concern, and/or how can I make it go away?

My ultimate goal is to get openbox working on Mavericks, OSX 10.9.1. Towards that end, I'm eliminating potential causes of error. With that in mind, I've tailored my .xinitrc file and it brings up ...
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351 views

How can I get an xterm to display on Parallels VM running Ubuntu 12.04?

I'd like to bring up a simple X application on my Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop running in a Parallels VM, and though I can get all X applications and servers to play nicely together in my network of VM's, ...
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XQuartz will not start on Mac 10.9 Maverick - infinite failure loop

I've been having problems getting XQuartz to work on my Mac 10.9 (aka Maverick). I have installed and uninstalled XQuartz several times to no avail. The error messages I'm getting from the ...
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62 views

Using “ssh -Y” on Os X

How can I display remote applications on OS X via ssh? If I try, I get the error "Could not open display". Im trying to access Raspbian (Debian) from OS X Mavericks.
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How can I get Nautilus to work with X11 forwarding over SSH? I'm getting a bunch of errors related to D-Bus

Here's where things stand right now. I have Nautilus successfully running under Mac OS X 10.8 on a Mac Mini, installed via MacPorts. I am trying to pull it up on a second screen on a Raspberry Pi ...
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Has anyone managed to run Xorg from console mode on OS X?

I'm an avid user of XQuartz and use it for all my computing needs on OS X. Since I essentially don't use any Aqua apps any more, I wondered if it would be possible to start the X window system from ...
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1answer
990 views

X11 application (Matlab) won't respond to any keys/mouse, grey window on minimize (Snow Leopard)

Suddenly my Matlab (2012b) won't run. It starts fine but does not respond to any keys if I minimize it it comes back as just a grey window. I tried reinstalling Matlab, then xQuartz (I actually ...
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why does Wireshark on Mac OS X runs on X11?

I know little bit about X11 and i have used it for remotely interacting with my applications on my Linux machine. But I don't understand why running Wireshark locally will start an X11 process?
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Completely remap keys in Mac OS X

I'd like to remap some keys on my Mac OS X 10.7.5. Those mappings are not that trivial, for example I would like that 'W' key behaves as Return and right 'Apple cmd' behaves as Arrow down. Is that ...
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1answer
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Verifying permissions on OSX

Last week i was having trouble installing homebrew onto a new mac running mountain lion, i tried adding command line tools for xcode and installing X11 aswell as following a load of other things i ...
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Any way to resolve the “another window manager is already running” error with dwm in OS X?

I know it should be possible to run dwm in OSX Mountain Lion, since it is possible to run X11 (or xQuartz). However, whenever I try to run dwm I just get dwm: another window manager is already ...
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X11 and Mountain Lion: how to use MacPorts xorg-server?

OK, so X11 is not included in Mountain Lion anymore. That's OK, no biggie. Everyone everywhere says to go get the XQuartz packages for X11. I'm a developer, though, and have a ton of software managed ...
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1answer
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OS X 10.7 with XQuartz can't X11Forward to remote Ubuntu 10.04

The problem: X11 forwarding doesn't seem to work properly. The setup: I'm using ssh to connect from my Mac to an Ubuntu box, trying to open xterm. The Mac is OS X 10.7 running XQuartz 2.7.2 ...
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Limit Xquartz to One Monitor

I'm on OSX 10.7.4 in a multi monitor setup. I use X11Forwarding via SSH to work remotely. Both stock X11 and Xquartz X11 have no (obvious) setting to limit themselves to one monitor. Is there a way I ...
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Is it possible to run mac osx apps on a X11 server?

I can successfully open a ssh -X connection from host.home to host.work (both Mac OS X). X11 is running on host.home. When I start xterm or xeyes on host.work I see it on host.home, but if I start ...
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510 views

avoid X11 forwarding from Mac to linux

I need to run a program on Mac remotely via ssh from a linux machine. The funny thing about the program is that it has a command line interface, but it always creates a GUI window, even if this is not ...
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x11 GNOME theme - look and feel of Apple OS X [closed]

I'm using GNOME that came w/: [alexus@wcmisdlin02 Desktop]$ cat /etc/redhat-release Scientific Linux release 6.1 (Carbon) [alexus@wcmisdlin02 Desktop]$ and I was wondering if I can make Apple OS ...
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1answer
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Key repeat X11 xterm & urxvt

I've been trying to get an xmonad development environment setup on my OS X box for a little while right now. I have OS wide key repeating enabled and it's working in other apps, however when I hold ...
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Speeding up remote X sessions

I have a remote machine running Ubuntu 11.10 Server, to which I connect via SSH from OS X 10.7.3: Host remote.example.com ForwardX11 yes ForwardX11Trusted yes Sometimes I want to launch a GUI ...
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Is there software that allows multiple users to simultaneously and independently share a personal computer running Mac Os?

Like BeTwin. For example, I have Macbook Pro with one Mini DisplayPort (for additional monitor) and two USB port (for additional mouse and keyboard). How can i implement it on Mac OS Snow Leopard?
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Where to get X11 for OS X 10.6 without the installation CD?

In order to get GIMP working on OS X I'm told to install X11 from CD. Unfortunately I don't have such a CD. Is there an other way to get X11 working for OS X? If I start GIMP I do get the following ...
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Mac OS X: Icons for X11 windows

X11 windowing system allows setting per-window icons to be used when the window is minimized. It is odd that Xquartz / X11.app on OS X doesn't use this icon, substituting it for its default "X" icon. ...
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265 views

Remap Command Key When Using Remote X11 Application On Mac

I have a Redhat application that I run on my OSX desktop via a remote X11 session. Everything works fine except keyboard shortcuts. I can copy with Command C but I have to use Control P rather than ...
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Command-Tab to X11.app in Mac OS X 10.6 doesn't focus X apps

If I have an application open in X11.app on Mac OS 10.6 and I switch away to another app and then back with Command-Tab, none of the X application come to the foreground. How can I make this happen?
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160 views

OSX remote X app

Right now at work I have an Ubuntu workstation and I'm considering switching over to OSX but I have one major concern. I run Eclipse on our Ubuntu development server using a remote X session: ...
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590 views

Why do fonts in xterm seem too big in OS X?

I am using xterm on OS X 10.5. If I do: xterm -fa "Monaco" -fs 10 it creates a xterm with much bigger fonts than Terminal.app w/ Monaco 10 point font. In fact, I have to downsize xterm to -fs 8 ...
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How do I make X11 windows play nice with the Dock on OS X?

My dock is on the left side of my screen & by default X11 Window Manager (wants to start at the uppermost left corner & it's always behind the dock. The X11 terminal app itself doesn't do ...
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Showing X-Forwarded window on current machine for mac

If I ssh into a server using ssh -X unixserver.com, I can run a command which opens a graphical application and the window will show on my current computer. I want the same to happen when I ssh into ...
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How to restore x11 after removing xquartz on osx

I tried to install xquartz but gave up half way, so i'm trying to remove it and go back to X11. I followed all the instructions here: http://xquartz.macosforge.org/trac/wiki/X11-UsersFAQ But i think ...
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1answer
540 views

Disable the bell in xterm (X11/XQuartz) on OS X

I can't seem to figure out how to disable the bell when starting an xterm in XQuartz (X11) on OS X. Once my xterm window is up I can use xset -b but I don't know how to do this by default. As far ...
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Why after installing GIMP on a Mac, it opens X11 and doesn't work?

I want to use GIMP on my Mac OS X 10.6.6. I downloaded GIMP for Snow Leopard, double-clicked on the .dmg file, dragged the app into applications. It seemed to be installed, so in Spotlight I type ...
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1answer
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Solution for using X and Windows over Internet?

Hardware: Macbook air as local in-hands computer, connected at home over 802.11G->Verizon FIOS 15mbit down/5mbit up fiber. Also sometimes from other connections fast (university) and slow (hotels ...
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How do I get the X11 dev files on OS X

I've been trying to use fink and apt-get but none of the commands (xorg-dev, xlibs-dev, libx11-dev, x-dev etc.) are working. Any ideas?
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451 views

Determine $DISPLAY socket name on OS X 10.6?

I'm looking to do something that's a little odd. I'm SSH'ing from a server to a Snow Leopard client to start an X11 data display process. In other words, SSH's X11 forwarding isn't what I want. I can ...
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How to stop the 'd' key from minimizing all windows in Ubuntu 10.10 when connected with Nomachine?

When I connect to my Ubuntu box from any Mac OS X 10.6 client (Snow Leopard) using Nomachine, the 'd' key minimizes all windows on my Ubuntu box. I found another post here that says the issue can be ...
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DISPLAY set incorrectly

I find when I log in that the DISPLAY variable is set incorrectly as: /tmp/launch-qGGKPH/org.macports:0 (or similarly named temp file) This may be related to the way I installed and then uninstall ...
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Is X11 the default display server application on Mac OS X?

Is X11 the default display server application on Mac OS X? If not, which app is?
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575 views

X11 application losing focus after 1-2 secs

I'm using Mac OS X 10.6.5 and I'm trying to run some applications on X11 2.3.6. Any application I run, xterm included, loses focus after 1-2 seconds, making them impossible to use. I'm running ...
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Can I launch X11.app for 32-bit Mac OS X on 64-bit one?

I need to run 32-bit X11.app on 64-bit Mac OS X. Is it possible? If yes, which version, etc.
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MacOS X TrueType fonts with X11

Is there a simple way to install TTF fonts on macos X so that they work with X11 (and Gimp) ?
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How Can I Make urxvt Transparent in X11 on Mac OS X

I've installed the latest version of X11 (XQuartz 2.5.3) and urxvt with Macports. I want urxvt to be transparent and borderless. My ~/.Xdefaults looks like this: urxvt*foreground: #ffffff ...
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Using windowmaker with quartz-wm in proxy mode on Snow Leopard

I can modify my .xinitrc file to exec /opt/local/bin/wmaker, and get WindowMaker 0.90.2 as my window manager in X11.app. I'd like to use quartz-wm not as a window manager, but to provide the ...
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Make alt key work when using NX client on OSX to Ubuntu 10.04 host?

I am using NX Client on Mac OS X 10.6 to access my Ubuntu 10.04 machine. I would like to use the Option/Alt key to Alt-Tab in the window manager and as the Meta key in Emacs. Some searching on the ...
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How is XQuartz better then the stock Snow Leopard X11.app?

I just stumbled upon XQuartz project and I can't find a direct and clear answer to the subj on their site.
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Mac OS X X11 gnome clients theme

Is there any program to set the theme of x11 gnome applications under Mac OS X? I've installed macports and gnome, but I cant find the gnome-theme-manager that I'm using when under linux.
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How to use WeirdX applet instead of X11 for remote connections in Mac OS X?

When I am away, I've got an Apple PowerBook set up to use X11 forwarding with SSH to connect to a remote iMac in my room. Whenever I start X client programs on the client iMac, X11 would start on my ...
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Get back position in X11 in OSX?

I use Mac OSX. When launch X11 this open a xterm. how I can automatically locate xterm in a specific position every time I open X11? (centered on the screen)