Re: How to tell if I'm logged on from console?
On Tue, May 12, 1998 at 04:23:25PM -0400, Will Lowe wrote:
> Rather than running xdm all the time (nobody but me ever logs in, and I
> can't remote Xdm into the machine because it's behind a firewall), I'd
> like to simply write a script in my .bash_profile that determines if I'm
> logged on from the console and runs startx if I am.
> Anybody got any way for a script to tell if
> 1) I'm logged onto the console
Well, if `tty` matches /tty\d/ is probably best.
> 2) there's no other X process running
ps <something> | grep -c ... ?
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