Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General
User Name
Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion.
If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place.


  Search this Thread
Old 10-04-2002, 07:35 PM   #1
Registered: Oct 2002
Location: USA, IL
Distribution: Debian/Gentoo/Slack
Posts: 215

Rep: Reputation: 30
Exclamation Rox Session Manager

Hello all,

I just tried to install Rox-session on my RH7.3 running fluxbox. I loaded up Rox filer then tried to execute the session program via a Rox window. It did the compile, completed and was supposed to come up with a dialog box asking if I wanted to make it my default session manager, but no go.

Ok, so I delve into the actual directory and find a script called make Right on! So I run it..... the darn thing completely overwrote my .xinitrc and then didn't even work!

So I get things up and going by rewriting some of the functionality back in the file. My question now is: Does anyone have any experience with Rox-session on flux or bb?

Old 10-05-2002, 05:46 AM   #2
Senior Member
Registered: Feb 2002
Distribution: t2 - trying to anyway
Posts: 2,541

Rep: Reputation: 47
I was looking into it but I only use roxfiler.
When I checked it out I found some issues about security and the way programs are handled and started that made me think something like this could happen.Go to and check out the links for more info.
Thats about debian packaging but it explains the problems that the debian people see with rox.
Now this sucks - I have just been there and if I try from here the link gives me a 301 - try instead.

Last edited by crashmeister; 10-05-2002 at 05:56 AM.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Rox-Session and Oroborus? craigevil Linux - Software 1 08-16-2005 07:22 PM
Session Manager Hectic Slackware 1 10-10-2004 10:13 PM
Rox session and fluxbox Nz_Boy_2004 Linux - Software 0 05-31-2004 11:18 PM
ROX-Session buttonbar workspace issues thebravenoob Linux - Software 0 03-28-2004 10:50 PM
ROX Session mrsolo Linux - Software 0 12-03-2003 10:38 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:33 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration