Xquartz For Maceverinsight

Posted By admin On 29/12/21

Released: 2014-08-18

The '-X' parameter to ssh instructs ssh to open an XWindow session, which is why xquartz is launched automatically. You can ssh to a remote server without -X and interact with it on a command line, however, to forward the XWindow display needs XQuartz. XQuartz is the X11 DDX that interfaces with Mac OS X. It was formerly shipped by Apple in OS X as X11.app and later transitioned to an Open Source project. XQuartz 2.7.11 fails to launch on Mac Sierra 10.12.6 Hot Network Questions If Section 230 is repealed, are aggregators merely forced into a role of distributors rather than indemnified publishers?


DownloadXQuartz-2.7.7.dmg,and open it in macOS’s Installer.

Important Notices

Xquartz For Mac

Xquartz for mac

Xquartz Setup

OS Requirements

macOS 10.6.3 or later is required to installthis package.

Default X11 Server

If this is your first time installing XQuartz, you may wish to logout and logback in to update your DISPLAY environment variable.

Changes in 2.7.7

Xquartz For Mac Download

  • All changes in 2.7.6 plus:
  • app:
  • lib:
  • proto:
    • glproto 1.4.17
  • server:
    • xorg-server 1.15.2 plus other patches
      • Fixes multimonitor support on Mavericks (#832, #1876)
      • Fix Xephyr “failed to create root window” bug (#822)
      • Fix a crash resulting from a rare race condition in fd handoff (#869)