Wayland on FreeBSD

Aryeh Friedman aryeh.friedman at gmail.com
Fri Apr 24 02:08:30 UTC 2020

On Thu, Apr 23, 2020 at 9:12 PM Kevin P. Neal <kpn at neutralgood.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 22, 2020 at 06:21:32PM -0400, Aryeh Friedman wrote:
> > Unless I am wrong if I do:
> >
> > xhosts +
> > sudo su - other user
> > setenv DISPLAY :0.0
> > xterm
> >
> > The new xterm is using the network stack.   Since it is quiet common for
> Well, in the above example an X client would still be using the socket
> located in "/tmp".
> If you want to explicitly use the network stack then:
> setenv DISPLAY localhost:0.0
> That'll go over the loopback interface instead of the filesystem socket.
> Unless you did something weird with the address of "localhost", but that
> would be exceptionally rare to say the least.

Not rare at all here is a line from the .login on my programming account (I
use the account across several VM's and not just my desktop):

setenv DISPLAY neomarx:0.0

> "A method for inducing cats to exercise consists of directing a beam of
> invisible light produced by a hand-held laser apparatus onto the floor ...
> in the vicinity of the cat, then moving the laser ... in an irregular way
> fascinating to cats,..." -- US patent 5443036, "Method of exercising a cat"

Aryeh M. Friedman, Lead Developer, http://www.PetiteCloud.org

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