: This all started when I tried to get the NetPBM stuff, but
: couldn't compile them due to some of the X stuff being missing
: (OK, it's only xmkmf, but it leads me on to...)
: I don't want to run an X server, so I don't want any of the
: server stuff, but I want to compile and run X applications.
You'll need the X runtime and link libraries, header files, programs and lib
directory. In fact, pretty much everything except for the fonts, the X
source code and the server program itself.