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XKTALK(1) manual page


xktalk - Xinet GUI for The X Window System


/usr/etc/appletalk/xktalk [ -notroot ] [ -toolkitoption ... ]


The program xktalk is an X11/Motif client that handles GUI administration of Xinet software. See the FullPress Administrator's Guide for more information on running xktalk.

The only option xktalk accepts that is not an X Toolkit option is -notroot. When a user other than the super-user (root ) runs xktalk, they are prompted to supply the super-user password if they want system-administrator privileges. If the -notroot option is given on xktalk's command line, that prompt dialog box will not appear, and xktalk will be unprivileged.

This program should not be run when X server resources are not available to it. The default english resources are usually in the file /usr/lib/X11/app-defaults/Xinet, but may be elsewhere depending on your X server and user environment. This is a locale-aware program and will serve any locale for which there is a /usr/lib/X11/locale /app-defaults/Xinet file. These resources may also be made available via the xrdb(1) program. You will know if the resources have been properly initialized if the lower-right-most button in the main window is labeled ``Close'' (or the non-english equivalent) instead of ``close.''

In addition to the standard set of Toolkit and Motif resources, xktalk accepts a few additional resources that reset internal table limits. All of these default values should already be in the Xinet application defaults file.

NameValueInternal table it controls
Xinet.maxatlog81920bytes at end of system log file to show
ktalk.maxObjects  600items to display in AppleTalk browser
print.maxPrinterlog81920bytes at end of a print queue's log to show
print.maxServers  260AppleTalk printers to see when adding
kfs.maxServers  260AppleShare servers to see when adding

xktalk also supports special printing options via a configurable set of resources. These resources set the name of a printer type and the program to call to get information about printing to the device. Contact Xinet for details about the calling sequence and information syntax. The resouces consist of the following:

print.lang_str.RIPname_0:label to display
print.lang_str.RIPcmd_0:command line for probing RIP
. . .
 print.lang_str.RIPname_num-1 :label to display
print.lang_str.RIPcmd_num-1 :command line for probing RIP


File where AppleTalk network, AppleShare, spoolserv and print Spooler configuration is kept.
Log file for general Xinet system errors.
Communication file for AppleShare messages
Server-wide list of published AppleShare volumes
Per-user list of published AppleShare volumes
Printer configuration file (also used by the lpr(1) system).
Directory that holds scripts for queues in the lp(1) and/or lpr(1) printing system.
File holds the pathname to the parent directory where all new printer administration directories (which is the actual spool directory for the lpr(1) printing system) will be created.
Printer test pages
Default location to look for pre-defined PostScript Printer Description files.
Configuration file for ``Hot Folder'' printing inputs (see hotfd(8) ).
Filesystem entries are added to this file (declared in getmntent(3) ).
Currently mounted filesystems are looked up in this file (also declared in getmntent(3) ).

See Also

X(1) , atinit(8) , ksd(8) , papserver(8) , hotfd(8) , mount_kfs(8) , getmntent(3) , and the Xinet Administration Guide