Ask Different is a question and answer site for power users of Apple hardware and software. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

Mountain Lion doesn't include X11 any more, and XQuartz is the substitute. Having installed it, I see that XQuartz 2.7.2 installs in the non-standard (though commonly used) directory /opt. It also installs symlinks from /usr/X11 to /opt/X11.

I would prefer having XQuartz only use /usr/X11 and not create /opt/X11.

Is there a way to change the installation directory of XQuartz on Mountain Lion?

share|improve this question
    
Any changes for /usr/X11 with XQuartz 2.7.5 and Mavericks? – Jay Lieske Feb 6 '14 at 23:31

Get the sources and compile it yourself, setting the paths you prefer.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.