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Re: Getting back into X after C-Alt-Fn'ing out.

Christopher Barry <cbarry@2xtreme.net> writes:

> Also, one other question. Is it possible to start two seperate X
> sessions, so that you could say have one X session running WindowMaker
> and the other one running E or something else, and switch between them
> via control-alt-fn or whatever?

If you use xdm, then take a look at /etc/X11/xdm/Xservers - just add a 
line like this:

:1 local /usr/X11R6/bin/X :1 vt8

So you will get another xdm on virtual terminal 8 (switch to it with

If you use startx and i remember correctly, just say "startx -- :1 vt8" and
you will get a new X-session on the virtual terminal 8 (or, without
the "vt8", on the next free virtual terminal).

Until the next mail...,

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