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Old 05-25-2004, 07:02 PM   #1
forrest44
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Running fluxbox on mandrake 10.0


I have downloaded the source for the fluxbox WM, compiled and installed it but I not sure what files to edit to add it to the WM list (in the graphical login) in Mandrake 10.0 official.
How do I?

Would it be esier to log in at runlevel 3 (the terminals) and start x and just get fluxbox to start instead of the graphical log in thingy?

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Old 05-25-2004, 10:10 PM   #2
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Well, if you want to log in using your login manager then locate your sessions directory. Mine is /etc/X11/sessions on arch linux. There will be several (depending on whats installed) *.desktop files . you will need to create one for fluxbox and add it here. here is what mine looks like for fluxbox.
Code:
[Desktop Entry]
Encoding=UTF-8
Name=fluxbox
Comment=lightweight window manager
Exec=/usr/bin/fluxbox
# no icon yet, only the top three are currently used
Icon=
Type=Application
just edit the paths to match yours, log out, then you should see fluxbox in the list.
 
  


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