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Old 06-19-2002, 12:03 PM   #1
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Question CYGWIN window manager

Maybe this is a stupid question.... but....

Is there anyway to use a different wm in CYGWIN instead of twm. (possibly blackbox) ? I don't see a real easy way to do this since everything in cygwin is a win32 binary...correct?

Let me know what you guys think... thanks.
Old 03-14-2003, 03:06 PM   #2
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I have the same question, actually. I've copied down the dummy xinitrc to ~/.xinitrc on my Windows XP box (running Cygwin), and I only get twm.

I've tried to modify it line that says:

exec twm &

But whatever I put in place of twm (like mwm, fvwm2, etc).

Any ideas?


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