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When you know what display you want apps to start by default you would do something like:

export DISPLAY=localhost:0.0

But suppose miss daisy, which is a frisky windows user that is giving linux a chance, is trying to figure out the available displays values she can set this variable to. She probably expects something like localhost:0.0 0.1 1.0...

How does Miss Daisy query such basic information about her system in the command line?

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