built Xephyr from source but it complains about missing XKB, and other things.
yan at seiner.com
Sat Jan 25 15:20:50 PST 2014
On 01/25/2014 02:32 PM, ... wrote:
> Thanks both of you.
> I did find a precompiled Xephyr that runs on my computer and has evdev
> enabled, but It doesn't seem to have glx support. So, I've been able
> to explore a little further into the set up but it looks like
> compiling this myself still needs to happen.
> I do have X in the Ubuntu repos, but it doesn;t have all the features
> I need enabled. Maybe this is more of an ubuntu question, but is the
> following something I could do?
> apt-get remove xserver-xorg
> apt-get build-dep xerver-xorg
> apt-get source --download-only xserver-xorg
> cd wherever-it-went
> ./configure --enable-kdrive --enable-xephyr --enable-xfake --enable-xfbdev --enable-kdrive-kbd --enable-kdrive-mouse --enable-kdrive-evdev --enable-glx-tls
> sudo make install
> Also, xserver-xephyr is a package. I could do something like the
> above with just xserver-xepher, but I wouldn't know how to compile it
> (what flags to set, etc)
Why not use the xephyr in the repository? (Sorry if I missed something
earlier in the thread....)
Definitely a debian/ubuntu question, and getting off topic and out of my
knowledge bounds, but you don't want to just ./configure - I think
there's a dpkg-build (??) command that builds the proper deb for your
system and installs it, and most importantly, registers it so that all
the other programs know you have a functioning X.
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