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1.  Administering the Oracle Solaris Desktop

2.  Managing User Preferences With GConf

3.  Customizing Menus

4.  Installing Themes

5.  Customizing Fonts

6.  Working With MIME Types

7.  Managing Screensavers

8.  Managing Sessions

9.  Overview of the Yelp Help Browser

10.  Improving the Performance of the Oracle Solaris Desktop System

11.  Disabling Features in the Oracle Solaris Desktop System

12.  Working With the X Window System

X Window System Overview

Understanding the X Server Process

Working With X Servers

Working With X Clients

Configuring an X Server in Oracle Solaris

Working With Xorg Configuration Files

Working With SMF Configuration Properties

Working With HAL fdi Files

Accessing X11 Display

Providing Other User Accounts With Access to Your Display

Displaying a Client From a Remote Machine

Setting Up Remote Desktop Access Using VNC

How to Set Up VNC to Provide a Guest Graphical Login

How to Start VNC Manually

A.  Hidden Directories



Chapter 12

Working With the X Window System

This chapter provides an overview of the X Window System that is available in the Oracle Solaris OS. The X Window System available in Oracle Solaris is based on Xorg. For more information about Xorg, refer to the community web site at

This chapter includes the following information: