X Windows Server Software

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by dailo, Apr 10, 2006.

  1. dailo macrumors regular

    Mar 29, 2006
    Are there any X Windows Server software outhere for Macs? I usually use exceed in Windows, but now that I have a MBP I want to run it on mac :)
  2. balamw Moderator


    Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2005
    New England
    X11 is provided with OS X, but is an optional component.

    Install it from your OS X DVD.

  3. dailo thread starter macrumors regular

    Mar 29, 2006
    Ah thanks. I was trying to do X11 tunngling, didn't know I needed to use the X flag to get it to work. Boy do I love my Mac!!!!!
  4. Queso macrumors G4

    Mar 4, 2006
    It's great isn't it? I used my PowerBook to pipe XServer output from some Solaris boxes I was supporting. You could see all the Windowsheads around me getting all upset because they had to go to the servers themselves to do the same thing.

    Of course, they could have just installed X11 on their PCs but they wouldn't. Probably because it wasn't supported by Microsoft :D

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