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Re: [SLE] export DISPLAY and xhost +
  • From: "Jerome R. Westrick" <jerry@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 30 May 2004 01:29:41 +0200
  • Message-id: <1085873381.13264.142.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
But then again,
that's why SuSE open sourced Yast...
8-)

On Sun, 2004-05-30 at 01:18, Anders Johansson wrote:
> On Saturday 29 May 2004 18.29, Mark Gray wrote:
> > That explains that -- I did not look closely enough at SuSEconfig.xdm
> > to see the bug, and just assumed that it was intentional. In any case
> > doing things the SuSE way by editing /etc/sysconfig/displaymanager (or
> > using yast) is almost always better than directly editing the config
> > files themselves. (A painful lesson I have learned time and again :-)
>
> The automated tools differ from distro to distro. The underlying config files
> are almost always identical. That's all the reason I need to stay on the
> lower level. I'd rather not submit myself to voluntary vendor lockin by only
> learning a single vendor's way of doing things.
>
> If you know how it's really done, doing it the suse way is a piece of cake.
> The reverse is very far from true


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