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bigkm
25th March 2006, 10:51 PM
I've recently got kde running and the closest i can get ot opening an application that runs in x11,
is with this script.


set X11APP to "/sw/bin/umbrello"

tell application "Finder"
launch application "X11"
end tell
set results to do shell script "cd ~; DISPLAY=:0.0; export DISPLAY; PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/bin; export PATH&#59;" & X11APP & " > /dev/null 2>&1 &"


But What i'm asking is if i can get it to open an application and it appear in the dock and stay there while its running.

thorevenge
26th March 2006, 12:20 AM
I think there is a program available form apple downloads at the moment call x11 extension that does this.

Have a look

bigkm
26th March 2006, 12:42 AM
nice, just installed can now double click a document and it opens in a particular x11 app.

Thanks.

bigkm
26th March 2006, 11:19 AM
This line in my .profile allows me to open X11 apps from Terminal.app.

export DISPLAY=":0.0"


and quick and dirty way to stop the xterm window from appearing was to

sudo chmod 000 /usr/X11R6/bin/xterm

is the xterm window usefull for anything ?