[svlug] startx | no tcp port ?

kmself@ix.netcom.com kmself at ix.netcom.com
Thu May 25 19:17:20 PDT 2000


What port do you want it to open?

X11 uses ports 6000 - 6064 by default for displays 1-64 (not sure what
happens after the first 64 displays).  You can specify 6000 + n by
referring to display :n, eg:

    startx -- :20 & 

...will run X11 on display :20, listening on port 6020.

On Thu, May 25, 2000 at 06:29:15PM -0700, Bill Schoolcraft wrote:
> Hello Family,
> 
> 	While checking out the extended list of possible ports I was
> trying to recall the argument to the startx command that will not open
> port 6000 (X11) as it does by default.
> 
> 	I recall seeing the command once and didn't pay much attention
> to it, now wishing I had at written it down once to remember. Can
> anyone recall ? The manpage for 'startx' did not cover it.
> 
> 
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