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Old 05-16-2002, 07:21 PM   #1
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Blackbox


Hi there recently i just install blackbox. Inorder for me to start blackbox is to logout and login using windowmaker, from there i choose start blackbox. Is there a way there i can choose blackbox to start at the 1st place like kde, gnome and etc at the login menu?

By the way do blackbox have their own login sreen if have how are we going to use it?

Pls advise
 
Old 05-16-2002, 08:50 PM   #2
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What distro are you using? How do you log on currently? More info would be helpful.
 
Old 05-16-2002, 09:35 PM   #3
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blackbox

Hi..

try this


create a .xinitrc file in your home dir

just cd to your home, then create

cd
mcedit .xinitrc


inside that .xinitrc put something like this

# execute my favorite wm
exec blackbox

that should probably do it

Mux
 
Old 05-17-2002, 12:31 AM   #4
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See this post as well. The way I did it will just boot you into a console, and to start X you just run startx.

You might also check out Fluxbox as well. Everyone seems to have their favorite, but I tried fvwm2, blackbox, windowmaker, and icewm, and still like fluxbox best. Good for a newbie like myself.

Last edited by tunedLow; 05-17-2002 at 12:42 AM.
 
Old 05-17-2002, 01:59 AM   #5
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If you boot into a console then all you have to do is type:

startx blackbox
 
Old 05-18-2002, 02:57 PM   #6
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did you get it to work?
 
Old 05-19-2002, 03:54 AM   #7
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no i didnt get it work.
i login in the login menu after that it will come back to the login screen again.
 
Old 05-19-2002, 07:47 AM   #8
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yeah, you should try the simple startx blackbox
At least that's what I do now, only it's startx KDE
 
Old 05-19-2002, 07:48 AM   #9
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OH, and I see a program when I boot up called Xtart, maybe that will help yeah?
 
Old 05-19-2002, 10:09 PM   #10
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I had the same problem...any solutions yet. I going to uninstall it and try again. Let you guys know the results tommorrow.
 
Old 05-21-2002, 07:22 PM   #11
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su
cd /etc/X11/gdm/Sessions

vi blackbox

[snip]

#!/bin/bash
openbox

[/snip]

after typing that (minus the [snip] part ) then do this:

*hit the ecs key*
:wq
*hit the enter key*
 
  


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