[svlug] X Sessions

Scott DuBois sdubois at linux.com
Fri Nov 14 07:34:37 PST 2014

On 11/14/2014 12:41 AM, Erik Steffl wrote:
>   ok, what happens if you try this:
>   - start the X :1
>   - go to vt7 (your original X display)
>   - open a terminal window (xterm, gnome terminal, konsole, aterm etc.,
> any will do)
>   - in the terminal window run: xterm -display :1
>   - switch to vt8 (new X server)
>   do you see xterm window there? Plain terminal window where you can
> type and execute commands etc. The window would not have any title or
> borders so you cannot move or resize it (you are not running window
> manager, just plain X)

Ok, I switched back to the Nouveau driver, rebooted, followed your
instructions, and now have a terminal prompt in the upper left corner of
VT8; it does respond to keyboard.

Scott DuBois BSIT
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