[svlug] startx | no tcp port ?
Seth David Schoen
schoen at loyalty.org
Thu May 25 19:21:03 PDT 2000
kmself at ix.netcom.com writes:
> 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.
You'd find most of the options that do things like this in the man
page for X instead of the man page for startx; startx is a wrapper
script which can pass command-line arguments through to X. (But you
need to use "--" to tell startx you're done with arguments for startx
itself, as above.)
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