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Old 09-17-2005, 10:25 PM   #1
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Launching Blackbox


Apparently this question is too simple to be documented.
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startx
launches GNOME on my Slack 10.0 install. How do I launch blackbox? I have it installed and have launched it before, but for some reason I cannot rember or figure out how to do so again. Thanks in advance.
 
Old 09-17-2005, 11:47 PM   #2
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You can use xwmconfig in order to select which WM you want to load.
You may also backup your old '.xinitrc' file, and create a new one like this for example:
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echo 'exec blackbox' > .xinitrc
 
Old 09-18-2005, 12:29 AM   #3
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Will this change my default GUI?
 
Old 09-18-2005, 12:52 AM   #4
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Of course it will... but you can change it back again.
Just use 'xwmconfig' in order to select the new WM, and if you don't like it, use 'xwmconfig' to select your old one.
 
Old 09-18-2005, 06:38 PM   #5
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There is a way to simply launch the GUI without changing my defaults. Can anyone tell me how to do this?
 
  


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