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Re: cygwin as X terminal(s) ?

On Sun, 24 Sep 2006, Igor Peshansky wrote:

> This is an X-specific question, and needs to go to the Cygwin/X list.
> Redirecting.
> On Sun, 24 Sep 2006, Richard Foulk wrote:
> > Aloha,
> >
> > As someone pointed out you can use Cygwin with X as an X terminal.
> > For remote admin of a linux/unix box that's pretty handy.  By invoking
> > this command from Cygwin before starting X:
> >
> > 	x -broadcast
> >
> > you get a window that contains the whole remote desktop.  Is there a way
> > to create multiple separate such windows/desktops on one Cygwin system?
> > That would be mighty handy for admining multiple machines.
> Try "X :0 -broadcast", "X :1 -broadcast", etc.  For more information, see
> "man XWin".

Oops, sorry, I meant "man Xserver".  Also, you might want to investigate
the "-query" option instead of "-broadcast", to have finer grained control
of which machines you'll be connecting to.
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