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[Discuss] In praise of X11 (Was Why use Linux)

> markw at wrote:
>> So, by abandoning X11 in Apple,
> Mark,
> Would you KINDLY stop with the FUD? Apple didn't abandon XQuartz.

It is not FUD. It is fact. Yes, Apple Mac supplies an X11 server that runs
on their platform, but this is different than supporting X11. I can not,
for instance, ssh into a Mac and run its settings control panel and have
it display on my X server. It won't happen. The VNC sharing that Mac does
have is atrocious. This makes it difficult to use Macs remotely. Apple
abandoned the UNIX X11 layer for their applications.

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