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Old 04-22-2004, 11:59 AM   #1
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running X in a screen session


does anyone know if it is possible to run a X Server in a Screen session ?

I want to connect remote to my Linux Box (which has no monitor) via ssh, start a programm which requires a X Server, log out but keep the X Server running (an the programm of course .

thx for any clue,

Old 04-22-2004, 01:47 PM   #2
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Did you try using 'screen' program?
You can leave open sessions(console ones) and still logout without any interrupt for your working programs. If you login back you just need to get back to your sessions and complete what you needed.

PS. Its great for remote administration.
Old 04-22-2004, 02:57 PM   #3
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hehe, of course do I use screen

but the programm I want to use (a bittorrent client) needs the python lib, which needs a X Server to run on.

thatīs the problem.



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