On Oct 16, 2006, at 6:18 AM, Erik Norgaard wrote:
Can I deep six them, or, because they are now in the base, should
I keep them for the
integrity of the installation? I apologize that I can't test this
myself, I don't have a non-
production machine to play with just now.
xorg-clients-6.9.0_3 X client programs and related files from X.Org
I assume that you do all the administration using ssh. You can
tunnel X trough ssh if you need to, but if you never use X for
managing the servers just deinstall.
# pkg_delete -x xorg-
to deinstall, by default it will not deinstall if there are
There is one package you may need even if you don't run any X apps:
xorg-libraries. I need it to do image manipulation on the command
line with ImageMagick.
I think you can set WITHOUT_X11=YES in your make.conf so apps won't
be built with X in the future.
First, sorry I keep forgetting to change my from address to the one
that identifies me more. I just did on this reply.
I really appreciate the responses, they answer what I asked but also
another question I didn't ask, but was worrying about. We DO use
ImageMagick and for the first time, I've installed it from ports. I
didn't find any reference to WITHOUT_X11 in the man make.conf but
immediately found it in the make for ImageMagick so you hit on the
head. I'll research more for the other ports we are using and see if
there similar flags.
On the ssh comment, OT but Yes, I've tried tunnelling X and it worked
great on my test LAN, but the satellite connection (Hughes best
service) adds latency that thwarts any slick admin access I've tried.
So in laziness, I've not strayed too far from simple command line
access. My working location carries the concept of "working remotely"
to absurdity. No DSL or Cable here.
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