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Old 07-04-2002, 07:47 PM   #1
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whats all needed for a windows manager?


Im getting ready to install slackware and I don't want to install anything not necessary to run XFCE Window Manager.

My Question is, What files are needed to run a windows manger?
 
Old 07-04-2002, 07:54 PM   #2
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x window system
and some other things it depends on

check out their homepage to see if they say about dependencies
 
Old 07-04-2002, 11:46 PM   #3
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x window system = x11? this is the stuf fim kinda confused.

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Old 07-05-2002, 12:21 AM   #4
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these might help...
http://www.x.org/about.htm
http://www.xfree86.org/

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Old 07-05-2002, 01:55 PM   #5
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yes x11 = x window system
 
Old 07-05-2002, 02:21 PM   #6
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AFAIK Xfce needs gtk+
 
Old 07-06-2002, 08:36 PM   #7
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gnome does aswell dont it?
 
Old 07-06-2002, 11:38 PM   #8
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Quoting from here

"GTK+ available from GTK+ homepage
GCC and GNU make, available from GNU web site and many other mirrors
libXpm, available from ftp.x.org, metalab.unc.edu and many other mirrors around the world.
The following libraries are not mandatory to compile and run XFce, but they provide XFce with support for a various set of images format, such as PNG, JPEG, TIFF, GIF, etc.
libjpeg available at ftp://ftp.uu.net/graphics/jpeg/ (homepage http://www.ijg.org/)
libtiff available at http://www.libtiff.org/
libungif & giflib available at ftp://prtr-13.ucsc.edu/pub/ (homepage http://prtr-13.ucsc.edu/~badger/software/libungif.shtml)
libpng is available from ftp://ftp.cdrom.com/pub/png/src/ (homepage http://www.cdrom.com/pub/png/)
zlib is available at ftp://ftp.freesoftware.com/pub/infozip/zlib/
imlib and other listed libraries are available at ftp://ftp.enlightenment.org/enlighte...htenment/libs/ and from GNOME site ftp://www.gnome.org "

Hope that helps, if the message didn't paste well, the link above will show it all. Let me know how it goes, I like XFCE too.

Where have you been, Ben?
 
  


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