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The X window system (or X11, based on its current major version being 11) is a computer software system and network protocol that provides a basis for GUIs, commonly on Unix based systems.

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Latest fink unable to install xemacs on High Sierra

I did a fresh install of fink 0.43.1 on a High Sierra system, then installed texlive and all of its prerequisites. That all works fine. Then I try to add xemacs: fink install xemacs and I am met ...
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How to return to previous fullscreen Terminal after closing a fullscreen X11 app?

I open Terminal app in fullscreen mode, by which Terminal sits itself in a new workspace. Then I run feh --fullscreen https://i.redd.it/tum2p9hdtex11.jpg It will open the image in fullscreen in ...
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How to access the Menu Mnemonics of an X11 Program within macOS

With the kind assistance of X11 Quartz background app I have an X11 app Dia diagramming tool running. It is enticing to see those mnemonics apparently (?) available to use. I have a serious beef with ...
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Running MTGArena on MacBook Pro using Wine and DXVK

I have recently installed wine for the first time on my MacBook Pro (15-inch, Late 2011 running OSX 10.13.6 with OpenGL 16.7.4 and OpenCL 2.8.24) in order to play MTGArena... unfortunately it doesn't ...
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X11 apps have stopped working

I had been using gnuplot and nedit on my iMac running High Sierra. About 2 months ago they both stopped working. When I try to plot with Gnuplot i get the following error message: gnuplot: unable to ...
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XQuartz was recently upgraded. Some apps that used X11 no longer work

Recently XQuartz was automatically updated on my Mac running High Sierra. Now the apps that used X11 no longer work. I also noticed that if I run XQuartz by double-clicking on the app it opens but ...
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XQuartz cannot generate any windows (even the built in terminal or xlogo)

getting a bit desperate here after trying everything I could find/think of — I'll just come out and say that I have a weak back ground in unix systems. I use XQuartz 2.7.11 to connect to a RedHat ...
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AutoRaise (bring window to front) - XQuartz

I'd like focus-follows-mouse (autoraise) with XQuartz windows (for X-Forwarding purposes). I'm using a small app posted on SO on this thread and it works OK for regular apps (which run under Quartz, ...
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Terminal not working on Yosemite

Not sure about the Yosemite version because "About this mac" option doesn't work too. Terminal, X11, Screenshot to name a few, don't work. Used to work fine since I updated from Lion a few months ago....
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How does XQuartz map Mac OS X “spaces” and “displays” to X “output”, “display”, and “screens”? How can I configure?

Mac OS X organises visual output and windows in terms of "spaces" (as in Mission Control) and "displays". Xquartz implements the X Windows model of "output", "display", and "screens". The X "display" ...
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How to run XQuartz in 16-bit color mode

Is it possible to run XQuartz in 16-bit color mode on macOS High Sierra? I tried the suggestions in this question but they didn't seem to work for 16-bit color. First, I tried setting the color ...
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Using PRIMARY clipboard in macOS

I use Linux (CentOS) at work and quite like the PRIMARY clipboard. This adds highlighted text to a clipboard automatically and pastes the contents of that clipboard on center-button mouse click. ...
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XQuartz does not work correctly

I have got a problem with XQuartz. We are running a server on which we installed an application which runs via Wine. If I start the application via Linux it works perfect. But with my Macbook (OS X ...
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Using X11-Forwarding to show UI that runs by different user

I've logged on to my Mac under 'user1', and opened a terminal in which I've switched to another user 'user2' using su command. Now I've opened a .txt file from that terminal by typing open file.txt ...
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Conflicting libpng.16.16.dylib

On my mac book (OS X 10.12.4) I have two libpng.16.16.dylib: one in /opt/X11/bin, for which otool reports /opt/X11/lib/libpng16.16.dylib: /opt/X11/lib/libpng16.16.dylib (compatibility version 43....
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How to specify path to libX11.6.dylib for XQuartz?

I'm trying to run Wine with x11 driver (because some apps only work with x11 driver). I had installed XQuartz and it works and runs xterm. However, when I run Wine, it outputs: err:x11drv:...
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How to change X11/Xquartz colour setting to 256 colors Using Bash Script?

I want to change X11 color settings from 'From Display'(default) to '256 colors' using Terminal.app. I already know how to change it using the GUI, but I need a bash script to do it. I have: ...
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Dia on macOS Sierra

I'm trying to run Dia on macOS Sierra (MacBookPro, Retina). It crashed searching for libdia.dylib. Exporting Display=:0, as recommended here, does not help. Any ideas?
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How to identify process based on the visible window?

On Unix/Linux there are some tools such as xwininfo, xdotool, xkill or xprop to identify a window's PID by clicking on it, but they only work with X11. Is there any similar solution for macOS? To get ...
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The Insert key without 3rd party apps on MacBook Air in VirtualBox running Linux

Hardware setup I use MacBook Air with what seems to be an English international keyboard layout. My Input Sources are set to Polish - Pro in the Keyboard settings. Software setup I run Debian 8.6.0 ...
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XQuartz problem on OS 10.12.1

I In stalled Xquartz from here, but when trying to start it from the command line via /opt/X11/bin/Xquartz I get an error: > /opt/X11/bin/Xquartz dyld: Symbol not found: ...
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Error plotting with R GUI on Sierra

I've installed XQuartz-2.7.11(released 2016-10-29) and R 3.3.2 GUI 1.68 Mavericks build (7288)(released 2016-10-31) on my MacBook Air (13-inch, Early 2015). When I run example(plot), I got the ...
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XQuartz: xterm command slow since last update

I often use the following command to get a new terminal on XQuartz. xterm -sh 1.01 -u8 -fa 12 -fg LightBlue -bg black & However, since the last update of XQuartz, it takes about 1 min for the ...
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Is it possible to X forward from a mac?

We have some Mac Pro workstations, and a number of people with Linux and windows laptops would like to be able to run GUI programs from those workstations remotely, ideally with X11 forwarding. I ...
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OS X X11 applications that could be accessed from linux

Besides xeyes and xcalc, is there any other X11 applications that I could launch from Linux with ssh -X ?
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El Capitan XQuartz fails to open. Abnormal code 126

I am running 10.11.2 on a Macbook Pro and have downloaded the Quartz 2.7.9 and installed it. The installation GUI claims the XQuartz installation was successful. I rebooted my machine and logged ...
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What is the X Server equivalent on OSX?

What is the X Server equivalent on OSX? I am not looking for XQuartz. What component of the OSX is responsible for rendering graphics? Just as X11 does for *nix.
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X11/Xlib.h file not found

I am trying to install Savi-program for monitoring satellites found here via Terminal. I am developer so I have XCode installed. which gcc returns /usr/bin/gcc. Command make ARCH=macosx once in the ...
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X11 applications don't open after XQuartz update (OS X 10.10.4)

I updated X11 by installing the most recent XQuartz package, 2.7.9. Now, when opening an application that is supported by X11 (e.g., emacs), my terminal throws an error (while X11 starts in the ...
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X.Org vs. XQuartz - MacPorts

After installing MacPorts and some software through that way, I noticed that MacPorts installed X.Org. I've already installed XQuartz years ago and I'm really fine with it. My 1. question is: Do I ...
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Inkscape (or other XQuartz) window disappears when using external screen

I have this issue where Inkscape does not appear when my MacBook Pro is plugged to an external screen. I tried several windows management tools (like Spectable, or Stay) but these did not work for the ...
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Can we run OS X apps inside X11 (XQuartz)?

I'm wondering if that is possible, so that I can use some X11 window manager for everything.
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XQuartz El Capitan not setting $DISPLAY for a Vagrant built VM

I've built multiple VMs with Vagrant (CentOS, ArchLinux, Debian), all exhibit the same problem: When I ssh onto the VM, 0;vagrant@archlinux: ~vagrant@archlinux:~$ echo $DISPLAY 0;vagrant@archlinux:...
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Wireshark pane couldn't display

I installed Wireshark Version 2.0.0 on OSX 10.11 with XQuartz 2.7.8 But it doesn't display any pane, I don't know what happened... Any suggestions?
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How does a program modify /usr but I am unable to even with admin privileges?

I have just installed latest Xquartz and FSL imaging software. I noticed that there is a new symbolic link in /usr (i.e. /usr/X11R6) to /opt/X11. My understanding was that only Apple software could ...
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X11 Mouse Acceleration setting

X11 that I am using (XQuartz 2.7.5 (xorg-server 1.14.4)) with Yosemite has very high acceleration with the mouse (external or trackpad). Is there a way to lower the acceleration or remove it all ...
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How can I get gdk-x11-3.0 on OS X?

Building an application from source (yikes), I get this on cmake: -- checking for module 'gdk-x11-3.0' -- package 'gdk-x11-3.0' not found CMake Error at /usr/local/Cellar/cmake/3.3.1/share/cmake/...
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How do I open X11 on Mac OS X? Is it possible to add an icon to my applications folder?

How do I directly open X11 on my mac? How can I add the X11 icon to the applications folder?
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Where does this strange output in Terminal come from?

Everytime I open my terminal I get a little notification error: declare -x Apple_PubSub_Socket_Render="/tmp/launch-jsWpOJ/Render" declare -x DISPLAY="/tmp/launch-yARwMh/org.macosforge.xquartz:0" ...
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How to enable vim X11 feature on OSX10.10?

I want to use set clipboard="unnamedplus" in my vim, which requires X11 feature. But I searched a bit on google. Which only mentions that Apple has removed X11 from their recently releases of OSX. ...
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How to open GUI applications on remote machine logged in via SSH on OS X

I am logging into a remote Fedora 12 machine via SSH. I have enabled X11 forwarding by passing -X parameter to ssh. I also tried trusted forwarding with -Y. Both of them fail with (gedit:3711): Gtk-...
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Remove keybinding in a specific app (X11) [duplicate]

Mac OS' X11.app uses certain key bindings that I'd rather send to the underlying X app in use. Specifically I'd like to pass Command+W and Command-1 (and -2, etc) to the X app in question. Is there ...
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How to open a file with x11 applications

I need to use Evince for pdf and djvu files, so I installed it with MacPorts. However, whenever I want to open a pdf in Evince, I have to open x11 and navigate to the document and open it. Is there ...
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How can I have xterm execute my .login file when it opens?

The title says it all. I'm running Yosemite 10.10.3 with XQuartz 2.7.7. Thanks for the help! Expanded: When a new terminal opens (e.g. terminal or item, which I mostly use) the file ~/.login is ...
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How to fix “xvinfo: Unable to open display /private/tmp/…/org.macosforge.xquartz:0” error?

I run xvinfo and get xvinfo: Unable to open display /private/tmp/com.apple.launchd.D2FFj2I3es/org.macosforge.xquartz:0 I do not understand. No previous google match for it. Something wrong with ...
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X11 app no longer opening since 10.10.3

After upgrading to 10.10.3 X11 applications are not opening anymore from the terminal. The X11 symlink in /usr is correct $ ls -l /usr/X11 lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 8 Aug 7 2014 /usr/X11 -> /...
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xrandr settings and XQuartz In Multi-monitor Yosemite Environment

I am currently struggling with an inability to move Xquartz (either latest stable or latest development) windows in the top third or so of my screen, as also described by another user. My current ...
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Preview image from pipe

I have a command line utility, let's called as: produce_image. So i can do the following in the Terminal: $ produce_image > some.jpg $ open some.jpg #opens Preview.app also, I have ImageMagick ...
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ssh -X does not work on Yosemite

Can no longer use X11 with ssh. Have XQuartz2.7.7 installed. Logging in with X11 via ssh gives the warnings Warning: untrusted X11 forwarding setup failed: xauth key data not generated Warning: ...
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X11 app launching seemingly randomly

Since a month or two, I started seeing an X11 icon in my dock. Killing it does not kill any other app. Is there any way to see what process launches this app?