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Old 05-10-2003, 05:55 PM   #1
SomeEverydayNob
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Simple Question


How do you switch window managers in Slackware?

Also, whenever I start X, the font size [size of all font] is either a larger, or smaller size. It changes. It never seems to be the 'right' size though.

Thanks
 
Old 05-10-2003, 06:02 PM   #2
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Do you use startx? If so, you can alias commands for the ones you install

My section of my .bashrc
Code:
# for launching window manager/desktop environments from console login
alias a='echo DESKTOP=AfterStep > ~/.desktop;startx'
alias ice='echo DESKTOP=icewm > ~/.desktop;startx'
alias kde='echo DESKTOP=KDE3 > ~/.desktop;startx'
alias wm='echo DESKTOP=WindowMaker > ~/.desktop;startx'
alias sf='echo DESKTOP=Sawfish > ~/.desktop;startx'
alias g='echo DESKTOP=Gnome > ~/.desktop;startx'
alias xfce='echo DESKTOP=XFce > ~/.desktop;startx'
alias bb='echo DESKTOP=BlackBox > ~/.desktop;startx'
alias fb='echo DESKTOP=FluxBox > ~/.desktop;startx'
alias e='echo DESKTOP=Enlightenment > ~/.desktop;startx'
 
  


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