2

I have an Arch Linux system which does not start X on boot. I want to initiate Xorg on the server itself and do not want X over SSH

0

Usually the way to do this is the command 'startx'

You may wish to make SSH not allocate a TTY so you can exit the SSH session

Something like

ssh  -nqxT hostname "startx -- vt7 < /dev/null > /path/to/logfile.log 2>&1"

You may run into trouble with your user not being allowed to start the display unless they are logged into a console, and will likely need to configure the system in other ways to allow that, possibly in the 'pam' configuration, or possibly /etc/X11/Xwrapper.config

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.