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[SLE] X server
  • From: Jesse Marlin <jesse.marlin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2001 09:47:19 -0400
  • Message-id: <15209.23015.132007.568724@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Donnie Linville writes:
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> X Server definition (from how-to)
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> This is the program that manages the display of the machine with a physical
> console (display, keyboard, mouse, etc). It can be thought of as a combined
> graphics card, keyboard and mouse 'driver'. This will provide these
> facilities as a service to X clients (hence the term 'server'). Please refer
> to the X User Howto in Section 7 for more details.
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> Donnie Wrote.
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> The term "server" throws me off.I know that my main
> machine is running an x server localy . Would my machine be the "X server"
> for the Pentium? Or would I use a middle man (seperate machine)?Thanks!!
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The X server responds to requests from X clients. X clients include all
X applications. All of this can be done locally or remotely. The X server
knows the difference between what is remote and what is local.

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