[SunHELP] Xsun without mouse and keyboard?

Valeriy Yankin sosiski at gmail.com
Sun Sep 4 12:48:04 CDT 2005

On 9/3/05, Chris Anderson <christop at charm.net> wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-09-03 at 20:57 +0400, Valeriy Yankin wrote:
> > Dear subscribers,
> >
> > I am a Solaris newbie, and I have a question on my recently Solaris 9
> > 12/02 x86. How do I run the graphics without a mouse and keyboard? I
> > mean how to start Xsun if I have no peripherals? It is necessary
> > because in the corner there my server resides there is no room for a
> > keyboard, and as for the mouse, I don't have a spare one. I plan to
> > display CDE on a Windows PC with Exceed.
> You can't run Xsun. You can run a window manager / session manager on
> the Sun which manages the X display on the PC. I've never done this
> with CDE + Exceed, but I have done this with KDE, GNOME + Cygwin. With
> Cygwin on the PC, run xinit. That will give you a display which can be
> managed by the Sun. On the PC, use xhost +<sun-address> or xauth to
> allow X clients to access your PC's X server. Telnet/ssh to the Sun,
> use the DISPLAY=<pc-address>:0.0 env var to use the display on the PC,
> then run "kdestart" or "gnome-session" or whatever is used to start a
> CDE session. For example, this command:
> .0
> kdestart"
> _______________________________________________

 Thank you for the information. However, I would still like to ask the
following question: is it or not possible to run the X server without a
mouse or keyboard? If yes, how to do it? Once I have the dtlogin thing
running, I think I will figure out the rest.

Thank you.

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