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Re: fetch/mail and xconsole

Brian Skreeg wrote:
> Xconsole is started by xdm before login. It appears in the bottom
> left corner.
> 1. How do I change the resources for this? I`ve altered personal resources,
> xdm`s and even app-defaults. Can`t get the bugger to shift :)

/etc/X11/xdm/Xresource_0 is the X resources file used by xdm for the
local display.  It contains multiple XConsole resources

> 2. How do I direct program output to appear in this window? Before I 
> discovered xconsole I just used an Xterm to display whatever was sent
> to /dev/console by just launching progs like...;
> fetchmail > >&/dev/console 

fetchmail > /dev/xconsole

NOTE: you need write access to the file to this (obviously), but the default
owner of /dev/xconsole is root.

"Normality is a statistical illusion." -- me

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