fred at blakemfg.com
Mon Aug 23 14:00:32 UTC 2010
perryh at pluto.rain.com wrote:
> Fred Boatwright <fred at blakemfg.com> wrote:
>> Until FBSD X is working on the pc I have to use Netscape 4.79 on
>> a Sun running Solaris 2.6 (which I would prefer to keep using if
>> only a modern browser was available) ...
> If the problems with X on FBSD are limited to the X "server"
> (display subsystem), perhaps you can run X "clients" (such as a
> recent version of FireFox) on the FBSD box with DISPLAY set to
> the Solaris box.
> The simplest way of doing this is to ssh into the FBSD box from an
> xterm (or rxvt, or whatever) on the Solaris box. Depending on how
> ssh is set up you may (or may not) need to specify -X to get the
> X protocol forwarded. Forwarding will result in DISPLAY being set
> to something like localhost:10.0 in the FBSD shell session, and it
> should "just work."
The problem I was having is fixed now. xrdb was hanging for some reason
to be fixed later. However, I am very much interested in your
suggestion and planned to post some questions about how to do it when I
had time to work on it.
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