x11/xterm question

Alain G. Fabry alainfabry at belgacom.net
Tue Aug 5 04:47:36 UTC 2008

I guess what you are looking for is xconsole.

On Tue, Aug 05, 2008 at 12:37:41AM +0200, mcassar wrote:
> hi anyone,
> can anyone tell me how to replicate/get this thing running cuz i'm still 
> learning the basics of unix, and really hooked on freebsd - but this is 
> driving me nuts and need to ask.
> hope this explains it proper since i don't know the technical terms of what 
> i'm looking for; which might make this easier-
> basically i have xorg and kde3 running ok, and i'm using kdm now - by 
> editing  /etc/ttys -> tty8.
> but previously, when testing x11 and kde i was first starting x11 
> with 'startx' without any .xinitrc file whatsoever - so i could go to the 
> basic x that starts with a couple of xterms and a clock, if you know the 
> one...
> and then type 'startkde' in one of those.
> kde starts, but what i'm interested in, is that the xterm i started kde from 
> keeps displaying messages - which on a few occasions seemed very clean, on 
> others i noticed warnings - like bad window, etc.
> now i'm basically trying to get one of those running after starting from kdm - 
> if possible. i don't know if 'tail' is what i'm looking for, and if so 
> whether it goes through some log file somewhere in /var, or through running 
> processes somehow.  unless the most i can do is run that one a single app.
> thanks in advance
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