Thursday, June 28, 2007

Misc Mac X11 Stuff

I like iTerm, but I have yet to waste enough time figuring how to get display forwarding for remote logins to work, so when logging into remote machine, I drop back to xterms. Here are a couple of tips:

1. From the xterm command line, use "ssh -Y" for easy X11 forwarding.

2. The default window is black and white and has tiny fonts. Create a .Xdefaults file in your home directory and give it some reasonable values, such as here:

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