Re: Can't start mc without x windows

On Thu, 2005-09-22 at 09:06 -0400, Technical Support wrote:
I just installed the latest midnight commander on Fedora Core 4, using
the RPM.  All went great
I am ssh'd into my linux box.  When I run mc from the command line, it
always tries to start an xwindows session.  Is there a way to force mc
to run in console mode only?

Yes, add --without-x to the configure parameters in the spec file and
recompile your src.rpm. Then it should work fine.

BTW. the latest devel mc in Fedora Core is compiled with this option
already, so you can download it directly from:
if you don't want to touch the spec file.


Jindrich Novy <jnovy redhat com>,
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