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Old 05-18-2003, 02:52 AM   #1
Indybud
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Blackbox in window manager


Ok the problem is i cannot figure out how to get blackbox into my window manager selection menu in mandrake 8.1. Now i have gotten it to display actually but i cant get it to work it just goes straight to default. If anyone can help i would greatly apreciate it.
 
Old 05-18-2003, 03:50 AM   #2
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If you just want to use blackbox:
echo exec blackbox > ~/.xinitrc
and restart X
 
Old 05-18-2003, 05:21 AM   #3
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if you want to have blackbox as an option in the list of window managers in kdm or gdm, all you should need to do is create a file called /etc/X11/Sessions/blackbox just containing "exec blackbox" it should then appear in the list next time to get to kdm / gdm. the paths i've given may well be slightly different on your system, e.g. wmsession.d instead of Sessions...
 
Old 05-18-2003, 10:40 AM   #4
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ok when i create this file and put exec blackbox into it it changes nothing is there any other step i may have to do that could be overlooked.
 
  


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