Xmanager Tutorial

Creating and using Xmanager profiles

Last modified: Sunday, November 16, 2014 9:55 PM

The Xconfig utility can create multiple Xmanager profiles. This feature is useful when you have to adjust Xmanager options differently for each session.

To create a server profile:
  1. Run Xconfig.



  2. In the File menu, click New. RESULT: A New Profile is created on the Xconfig window. 
  3. Double-click on the new profile. RESULT: A Properties dialog box opens.



  4. Configure options on the dialog box.
  5. Click OK.

To set a profile as a default Xstart profile:

  1. Run Xconfig.
  2. Right-click on the profile that will be set as a default Xstart profile. RESULT: A menu appears.
  3. Click Set as Default Xstart Profile.

To set a profile as a default XDMCP profile:

  1. Run Xconfig.
  2. Right-click on the profile that will be set as a default XDMCP profile. RESULT: A menu appears.
  3. Click Set as Default XDMCP Profile.

To share a profile with other users:

  1. Run Xconfig.
  2. Right-click on the profile that will be shared with other users on the local machine.
  3. Click Sharing.

To send a profile to another user via email:

  1. Run Xconfig.
  2. Right-click on a profile. RESULT: A menu appears.
  3. Point to Send To and then click Mail Recipient. RESULT: A mail composer opens with the profile attached.

To export a profile to a folder:

  1. Run Xconfig.
  2. Drag a profile and drop it on a folder.

To import a profile to Xconfig:

  1. Run Xconfig.
  2. Drag a profile and drop it on Xconfig.