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Old 09-10-2004, 02:39 PM   #1
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Help with Fluxbox...

Can someone help me out getting Fluxbox running?

If I just run 'FluxBox' I get an error that it cannot open the 'catalog'.

Docs at say to edit the .xinitrc so that it will be the default
window manager for x. Cannot seem to locate .xinitrc where the docs
say it should be. Gnome loads OK so I'm guessing that the file exists
somewhere. Is there any setup for FluxBox to do before hand?

Running Slack 10 with FluxBox included. nVidia 6111 drivers installed and
appear to be functional.

Old 09-10-2004, 03:17 PM   #2
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Open a console and type xwmconfig and select xinitrc.fluxbox as your default window manager. You will need to su to root to run it.
Old 09-10-2004, 06:13 PM   #3
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Thanks XavierP

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