[maemo-developers] Xephyr trouble

From: Claudio Scordino cloud.of.andor at gmail.com
Date: Mon Mar 12 15:13:53 EET 2007
Eero Tamminen wrote:
> Hi,
> ext Claudio Scordino wrote:
>> export DISPLAY=
>> in the .bashrc inside Scratchbox.
> IMHO it's bad practice to add host to the DISPLAY setting.
> 1) It makes X clients to use inet socket instead of unix socket
>    which doesn't work if you run X server with "-nolisten tcp"
>    argument as you should (e.g. Ubuntu doesn't use firewall, so
>    without that you've opened a socket to network)
> 2) On the device local connection is used instead of inet
>    one, so your x86 test setup differs unnecessarily from
>    the device one.


I found these settings on some webpage around (don't remember which), but I 
agree with you that it's not a good practice.

So, how should I set the configuration in order to make Xephyr work with a unix 
socket ?

Many thanks,


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