[Mimedefang] watch-mimedefang

Cliff Hayes chayes at afo.net
Fri Feb 12 17:54:39 EST 2010


I don't have any linux servers with GUIs.  Will it work with Windows?

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Subject: Re: [Mimedefang] watch-mimedefang

On 2/12/2010 3:26 PM, Cliff Hayes wrote:
> Hello,
> I am using GraphDefang.  In looking at the sample output from
> watch-mimedefang I see it provides more details.
> I have not been able to use watch-mimedefang because it's a GUI.
> If possible, I'd like to start using watch-mimedefang.
> I run mimedefang on a fedora 11 server.  I never load OS GUIs on any of
> servers as the overhead is not necessary.
> Will watch-mimedefang work from the console?  I understand it requires
> Tcl/Tk to work.  However, a yum search of such packages returns 188
> What are the prerequisites for watch-mimedefang?

X programs don't need to display on the same machine they run.  If you
just have the basic X libs installed you can 'ssh -Y' from a desktop
elsewhere to the server in question and run watch-mimedefang (or pretty
much any X program) and it will open a new window on your desktop to

   Les Mieksell
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