[slurm-users] Building SLURM with X11 support

Marcus Boden mboden at gwdg.de
Thu May 27 12:28:34 UTC 2021

Hi Thekla,

it is build in by default since... some time. You need to activate it by 
> PrologFlags=X11
to your slurm.conf (see here: 


On 27.05.21 14:07, Thekla Loizou wrote:
> Dear all,
> I am trying to use X11 forwarding in SLURM with no success.
> We are installing SLURM using RPMs that we generate with the command 
> "rpmbuild -ta slurm*.tar.bz2" as per the documentation.
> I am currently working with SLURM version 20.11.7-1.
> What I am missing when it comes to build SLURM with X11 enabled? Which 
> flags and packages are required?
> Regards,
> Thekla

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