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Old 08-20-2003, 02:25 PM   #16
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I think I don't have the lib files.. if they didn't come with the window maker file. I can't find where to dl them on the site though.
 
Old 08-20-2003, 02:33 PM   #17
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http://www.windowmaker.org/faq-chapter2.html#52

And below is from another forum:

where did the "make install" install the libraries, /usr/local/bin?

Ok, to find the required lib, do following:
cd dir-wher-you-biuld-WindowMaker
for l in `find . -type f -name lib\*`; do
echo ========== $l
nm -gop $L|grep PLShallowSynchronize
done # assuming that you use bash

This library must be installed in /usr/lib, /lib, /usr/local/lib (or whever you configured in ld.conf).

You also may try to set the LD_LIBRARY_PATH before starting WindowMaker:
LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/lib:/lib/usr/local/lib:/where/ever/are/more/lib
export LD_LIBRARY_PATH
 
Old 08-20-2003, 02:42 PM   #18
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Ok, I looked at the url that you gave me. That's basically the file, except the error message is different, and the file is a little different... the one on the site is libwraster.so.1 mine's so.2 And there error is saying that there is no such file or directory... so I might be missing that file.
 
Old 08-20-2003, 02:59 PM   #19
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That file comes with WindowMaker. Just try following the instuctions.
 
Old 08-20-2003, 03:07 PM   #20
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I tried the instructions in the url.. It seemed like it did something, because when I did the startx command.. that problem dissappeared. Now there is a new problem...

wmaker warning: could not find user GNUstep directory (/root/GNUstep/Defaults/).
 
Old 08-20-2003, 03:19 PM   #21
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run
wmaker.inst
 
Old 08-20-2003, 03:58 PM   #22
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Ok, I think that solved that problem... Now when I try startx all I get is that Xwindows is already in use.. So what do I do, do I just logout, and back in? will there be a program that comes up, and I can configure themes?
 
Old 08-20-2003, 07:52 PM   #23
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first try
ctrl+alt+F7
does that take you back to a GUI?
if it does kill it

if not

type the command
ps aux
copy and paste in a post all of the output if its not too long or the lines that contain tty followed by a number
 
Old 08-20-2003, 07:57 PM   #24
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As far as themes, you can put them in
~/GNUstep/Library/WindowMaker/Themes
for one user or
/usr/share/WindowMaker/Themes
for system wide

Many more can be found at
http://themes.freshmeat.net
or there's a few on my page at
http://www.peakpeak.com/~jallen/themes/wmaker.html
 
Old 08-20-2003, 08:08 PM   #25
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Ok, I'll try that. Just one question.. how do I kill Xwindows?
 
Old 08-20-2003, 08:16 PM   #26
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ctrl+alt+backspace
 
Old 08-20-2003, 09:01 PM   #27
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Well.... that didn't go so well.... It shut down my computer in a matter of seconds. I did ctrl alt backspace, and alll of a sudden boom. My computer was off.
 
Old 08-20-2003, 09:03 PM   #28
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Actually, I don't know why it shut down your computer. But, are you able to use Window Maker now?
 
Old 08-20-2003, 09:13 PM   #29
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No... nothing happened when I booted up. It was same old gnome... and before I booted into gnome, I looked under sessions just to see if it was there, but it wasn't.
 
Old 08-20-2003, 09:34 PM   #30
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check to see if you have the file
.xinitrc
if not create it
in it put
exec wmaker
 
  


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