Running X without a videocard
ghartl at gmail.com
Wed Nov 19 07:10:35 PST 2008
From: Wojciech Puchar [mailto:wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl]
Sent: November-19-08 5:28 AM
To: Gary Hartl
Cc: FreeBSD Questions
Subject: Re: Running X without a videocard
> I am running FBSD-stable 6.0 on some Sun Netra X1's so it is sparc64.
> There is no video card on these puppies. But I seem to recall that we ran
> solaris X using WinAXE or VNC or something like that
for fast network (LAN)
telnet/rlogin (better not ssh)
then start X apps
when i do this:
first it tells me that export can't befound, I guess that is because it is a
So I added to my .profile the following
Logged out and logged back in.
Alas no display variable
When i run xterm it tells me that there is not display variable.
Anyone with suggestions
make sure to allow on your local display connecting X program -
for lower speed connection
ssh -C -X yournetra
then run X apps
for lowest speed connection run VNC.
if your local display run windoze you probably have only the last choice.
i don't know if they are working X11 servers for windows.
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