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how can i startx on multiple tty sessions when i switch to a different tty and login then try to startx it gives me and error Fatal server error: Server ...
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    startx on multiple ttys


    how can i startx on multiple tty sessions
    when i switch to a different tty and login then try to startx it gives me and error

    Fatal server error:
    Server is already active for display 0
    If this server is no longer running, remove /tmp/.X0-lock
    and start again.

    do i have to kill x on one session before starting it on another or is there a way i can edit my xorg.conf? I appriciate any help you could give me.

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    Run the following to use another display number:
    Code:
    # startx -- :1
    To run more just use :2, :3 and so on.

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    thanks thats exactly what i was looking for.

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