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Old 05-15-2005, 11:59 AM   #1
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Installing X11 and WindowMaker


hi all,

has anyone installed X11 in LFS 6.0??...i just got this section of Installing WindowMaker in LFS Hints section,
http://www.sg.linuxfromscratch.org/h...ndow-maker.txt

can anybdy tell me how to install X11 so that WindowMaker installed!...

thanks in advance..

with regards,
C.C.Chakkaradeep
 
Old 05-15-2005, 04:38 PM   #2
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installing X, follow their specs under blfs: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs
As far as windowmaker, I use:
Code:
./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc --enable-xinerama --enable-modelock --with-pixmapdir=/usr/share/pixmaps --with-appspath=/usr/share/WindowMaker/GNUstep/Applications &&
make &&
make install
you probably don't need to add: --with-pixmapdir=/usr/share/pixmaps --with-appspath=/usr/share/WindowMaker/GNUstep/Applications as they are tweaks I use to clean the system up...

Then to make it RUN, edit your .xinitrc file in your current user path:
Code:
echo wmaker > ~/.xinitrc
BTW this will overwrite your ~/.xinitrc file, so back it up if you already have one, or edit such that twm is replaced with wmaker. (which I believe twm is specified by LFS-6.0)

then type startx (or restart X if you have already started it)
 
Old 05-15-2005, 07:05 PM   #3
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hi,

thanks..............

with regards,
C.C.Chakkaradeep
 
  


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