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Old 08-28-2003, 08:16 AM   #1
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Question How to change from gnome to fluxbox ?


I have been using gnome , I am having the same problem of resources and system being slow . So i have downloaded the fluxbox and intalled it. But I am not able to configure the system to start the x with fluxbox . Could anyone help ??
 
Old 08-28-2003, 09:40 AM   #2
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do you mean X doesn't start automatically, or when you start X it won't run? if you're logging in on the command line, just type startx to, um, start X.
 
Old 08-28-2003, 09:49 AM   #3
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Yes I tried by typing at the command startx . It was giving error as the x was already started and used by other program.

so I went in and changed the /etc/inittab file

id:5:defualt... to
id:3:default...

then when logged abck in the system started in command mode only. So typed #startx , still it goes into gnome . Any other setting missing here ?!!

Thanks.
 
Old 08-28-2003, 10:27 AM   #4
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if you say fluxbox is installed, then all you will have to do is go into your home folder and edit the .xinitrc file, and simply add:
exec fluxbox
if the file isn't there, then just make it....
 
Old 08-28-2003, 11:15 AM   #5
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don't know if you're running RH 9.0 or another distro, but you might wanna check this out

it might help you!

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...threadid=85804
 
Old 08-28-2003, 01:13 PM   #6
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Thanks retiredsoldier,
Thats exactly what I wanted.
 
  


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