commandlinefu.com is the place to record those command-line gems that you return to again and again.
You can sign-in using OpenID credentials, or register a traditional username and password.
Subscribe to the feed for:
You might have Xnest (older) rather than Xephyr.
You can experiment with other desktops eg:
startx /usr/bin/start-kde -- /usr/bin/Xephyr :2
You can start X on a remote machine (although I'd recommend vnc for anything slower than a LAN):
startx /usr/bin/ssh -X gnome-session -- /usr/bin/Xephyr :2
Or just start another X session locally talking to the remote backend:
There are 9 alternatives - vote for the best!
If you can do better, submit your command here.
You must be signed in to comment.