Re: Respecting standard X options (diatribe)

"David T. Bath" wrote:
> So how do I nicely kick off processes aimed at other displays?  If you
> say "shell out, set DISPLAY and then invoke the program" I'll respond:

If you run :

  [me beta]$ DISPLAY=alpha:0.0 /opt/gnome/bin/sol &

then this should work. This overrides $DISPLAY only for the current


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