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Old 05-16-2004, 08:36 PM   #1
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Blackbox on Mandrake 9.2

Hi everybody,
i have a question :
I installed the package for blackbox on my mandrake.
At the present time i've Gnome, how can i do to run with blackbox?
It is installer but i dont know how to run it permanently.
Thx very much ;-)
Old 05-21-2004, 05:30 AM   #2
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use .xsession file
in your home dir create .xsession
it is shell script vulgaris: you put whatever you want to happen when X server runs.
exec xterm&
exec blackbox
This one will start xterm and blackbox every time you log in.

You MUST call window manager LAST. Also, be careful to run all other programs (except window manager) in background, becouse it will hang the server.
When you're happy with the script, save it and make it executable.
Every time you log in, instead of looking in default xsession, server will look in your ~/.xsession file.


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