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  1. sidetone

    starting xconsole on desktop

    Is it possible to start xconsole on the desktop? It can be turned by setting it on from XDM. I may have to do this. For convenience, I want to be able to turn it on and off from the desktop, also without restarting my window manager. xconsole &bg couldn't open console xconsole -file...
  2. WATANABE Takeo

    Is there a way to suppress the screen output of alert messages?

    Is there a way to suppress messages like alerts that suddenly appear on the screen when using a console or editor (such as vi)? When this is output, the screen is disturbed and it becomes difficult to operate the editor, which is very troublesome. If you have any good wisdom, please tell me the...
  3. vermaden

    Move FreeBSD kernel messages (white) to second console

    By default FreeBSD puts kernel messages (white color) on the first console. I know I can disable them with boot_mute in the /boot/loader.conf file, but is there a way to move them to second console instead of disabling them? ... or to redirect them to some file instead of disabling them...
  4. A

    can't run xconsole as non-root user

    Can't say on which version of FreeBSD it stop working, it's ok on 7.3, but doen't work on 10.2 and 11.0. When I start it, it says "Couldn't open console" within it's window. When I start it as xconsole -file /dev/console, it shows a blank window, no messages. su within xterm doesn't help (same...
  5. MarcoB

    XConsole not showing the console log

    Hi, I recently started to use x11/xdm. After logging in and when X starts, xconsole is also started. I thought it would be nice to follow the console messages in X instead of switching with Ctrl+Alt+F1 all the time. XConsole is executed in /usr/local/lib/X11/xdm/Xsetup_0 and afaik it should...
  6. sidetone

    Solved xdm: make xconsole go away after log-in

    How would I make x11/xconsole go away automatically after XDM logs into the window manager?
  7. R

    No output on xconsole

    Hi! I've changed from FreeBSD 8.3 to 10.1. I would like to see some kernel printfs with the xconsole, but I can't get it work. I've played around with the variable kern.vty. Using "sc" or "vt" but it doesn't help. May this be a bug or am I missing something? Kind regards, Rainer.
  8. B

    xconsole failure in 8.0

    I can't get xconsole working, "Couldn't open console" the permissions seem OK: crw------- 1 billy wheel 0, 6 Jan 3 22:30 /dev/console using xdm, release 8.0. It used to work fine on 7.1 but I seem to remember a /dev/xconsole?? any ideas? xterm -C the same: $ xterm -C xterm: cannot...