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X11 startup script processor

xinit is responsible for configuring the initial environment when X11 starts up.

Version: 1.4.1 License: MIT GitHub
Maintainers jeremyhu
Categories x11
Platforms darwin
  • universal (Build for multiple architectures)

"xinit" depends on

lib (1)
run (4)
build (7)

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Port notes

To use MacPorts' X11 as the default server, install xorg-server, load the LaunchAgent with the following command, log out, and log back in.

$ launchctl load -w /Library/LaunchAgents/org.macports.startx.plist

This will be remembered across port updates on Snow Leopard and later. Note that doing this may cause the Apple-provided X11 to fail to launch.

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