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Old 09-22-2009, 05:00 AM   #1
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Question How can I choose both Gnome and fvwm at the start menu?


I use Opensuse 11 and how can I choose both Gnome and fvwm at the start menu?

After I setup the fvwm-themes I have changed /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc from

Code:
# su
Code:
exec $WINDOWMANAGER 
#exec fvwm-themes-start
into

Code:
# exec $WINDOWMANAGER 
exec fvwm-themes-start
then I can use fvwm-themes but not Gnome anymore; however, if I use
Code:
exec $WINDOWMANAGER
I can only use normal fvwm not fvwm-themes. And I can log on the Gnome.

May I ask how can I choose both fvwm-themes and Gnome from the start menu please? Cheers.
 
Old 09-22-2009, 08:11 PM   #2
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Same caveats as my reply on your other thread, except that I use a plain fvwm 2.5.27 and don't know much about the fvwm-themes stuff. Seems you are starting the fvwm you want differently, so that likely explains the font issue. I run 'startx' so I don't know the details, but you'll need to edit your Xsession or ~/.xsession file, which will be read by your display manager instead of xinitrc which is read via startx. I'm amazed someone hasn't answered this one because, for those that do it, I believe this is as straightforward as editing ~/.xinitrc. I just don't know the details. Hope that helps you look in the right direction, anyway.
 
Old 11-04-2009, 09:20 AM   #3
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Same caveats as my reply on your other thread, except that I use a plain fvwm 2.5.27 and don't know much about the fvwm-themes stuff. Seems you are starting the fvwm you want differently, so that likely explains the font issue. I run 'startx' so I don't know the details, but you'll need to edit your Xsession or ~/.xsession file, which will be read by your display manager instead of xinitrc which is read via startx. I'm amazed someone hasn't answered this one because, for those that do it, I believe this is as straightforward as editing ~/.xinitrc. I just don't know the details. Hope that helps you look in the right direction, anyway.
The problem didn't solve. I can't change between fvwm-themes and gnome.

The setting now is

Code:
# exec $WINDOWMANAGER 
exec fvwm-themes-start
for /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc then I can't log on to the gnome session.

and I do not have Xsession or ~/.xsession under my home directory. Should I create one and add something in?

Thanks.
 
Old 11-09-2009, 05:10 PM   #4
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Any ideas please tell me. Thanks.
 
  


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