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Old 04-10-2006, 11:41 AM   #1
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How to make Fluxbox my default WM in runlevel 4?


I've never been good with thread titles . Anyway, I don't have any KDE related stuff on my machine, so the display manager I'm using is XDM. I have tried running xwmconfig and setting Fluxbox to be the default window manager, but this only appears to work (i.e. Fluxbox starts) if I boot into runlevel 3 and run startx. If I boot in runlevel 4 and log in, Xfce (which is what I've been using for a while) still loads, despite me having run xwmconfig.

Any ideas people? Thanks!
 
Old 04-10-2006, 12:45 PM   #2
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You can edit /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xinit/xinitrc and replace the last line that reads "startkde" with "exec /usr/X11R6/bin/startfluxbox" or whatever your path to fluxbox is.
Or go to /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xinit/, backup the original xinitrc and rename xinitrc.fluxbox to xinitrc.

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Old 04-10-2006, 12:47 PM   #3
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Nice one, thanks.
 
Old 04-10-2006, 01:07 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by bathory
You can edit /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xinit/xinitrc and replace the last line that reads "startkde" with "exec /usr/X11R6/bin/startfluxbox" or whatever your path to fluxbox is.
Or go to /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xinit/, backup the original xinitrc and rename xinitrc.fluxbox to xinitrc.

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But that's the same what the original xwmconfig does. I wonder why it didn't work for Nylex.
 
Old 04-10-2006, 01:09 PM   #5
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Ah, xinitrc is a symlink to xinitrc.xfce still. That would be the problem then, lol.

Thanks people.
 
  


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