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Old 12-04-2008, 02:10 AM   #1
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how to run another GUI Window Alt+F7


Hi keen buddies,

how to run another GUI Window like in Alt+F7, how about assign another to ALT+F8 to Alt+F12..

I want to run 3 windows simuoultaneously in RHEL.

thanks.
 
Old 12-04-2008, 02:52 AM   #2
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From another console you can run:
Code:
startx -- :1
to start X in that console.
 
Old 12-04-2008, 03:00 AM   #3
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bathory i was also looking for this,
thankyou.
 
Old 12-04-2008, 03:37 AM   #4
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A similar trick is to run
Code:
xinit -- :1
Depending on how you setup your system an X session will start with a terminal window open. You can then run something like "exec startkde", "xfce4-session" etc in order to start a DE or WM of your choice (I use it to run a different DE to my default). If you have set a default session in ~/.xinitrc, the default session will be automatically started.
 
Old 12-05-2008, 01:52 AM   #5
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thanks to all reply how about if I want to end that GUI? i click logout and a lot of error messages...
what is the proper way to exit that startx -- :1 or xinit -- :1?

Cheers,
:-)
 
Old 12-05-2008, 04:33 AM   #6
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ignore those error messages
 
  


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