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Old 02-06-2002, 07:06 AM   #1
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How do i start BB


I just compiled and installed Blackbox, now how the heck do I start it at the command prompt? What is the startup command?

I installed it as root and didn't see any errors, but want to use it as regular user!

Thnx.
 
Old 02-06-2002, 10:59 AM   #2
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you should have 'startblackbox' as an executable. if not you should be able to edit ~/.xinitrc (preferable if you have it) or then ~/.Xclients in there you should be able to set a line 'exec blackbox' in the file, removing the previous one for kde or such like
 
Old 02-08-2002, 12:44 AM   #3
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Thnx for the reply...right now i'm using Vectorlinux 2.0 and don't have no WM installed. I will try what you mention in the reply.

So would I need to type the startblackbox at command prompt?
 
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yup, you will of course need iot to be installed first...
 
  


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