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Old 04-29-2005, 12:45 PM   #1
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i downloded the icewm package for slackware 10.1
and i don't know how to start it
could anyone help me he he

when i try to "icwm-session"

i get some error messages like

cant open display <none> x must be running and $display set"

Old 04-29-2005, 02:47 PM   #2
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You can run xwmconfig and set icewm as your window manager, then it should start when you enter startx. Assuming you have everything else configured correctly.


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