again with x11 problem

Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by somewhatstunned, Aug 14, 2006.

  1. somewhatstunned macrumors member

    Aug 12, 2006
    I'm trying to get X11 running. I've searched the forums and although that search has helped me get this far, I am now in completely dark water.

    I have /Applications/Utilities/ on board. I click it and it brings up a console with different display attributes than my usual console. Clearly a different world. Ok.

    So I go startx and it tells me

    Fatal server error:
    Server is already active for display 0
    If this server is no longer running, remove /tmp/.X0-lock
    and start again.

    Quitting XDarwin...


    So through Darwin ports I installed GQView. Now from an OS X terminal I can go $gqview and it grinds for a sec and then says "cannot open display".

    From the X11 terminal, I go gqview and it says "gqview not found".

    What's going on?

    Documentation anywhere?

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