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Old 01-03-2004, 01:26 PM   #1
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Exclamation how do i make a new window manager execute with startx?


how do i make a window manager i just compiled execute when i press startx name of wm

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Old 01-03-2004, 02:10 PM   #2
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"how do i make a window manager i just compiled appear on my start screen for x in suse 8.2"

Login as root. Start kcontrol (Control Center). Click on System Administration -> Login Manager -> Sessions. Add the new window manager to Session Types.

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Old 01-03-2004, 02:29 PM   #3
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wow, that easy? thanks
 
Old 01-03-2004, 09:38 PM   #4
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because of a complication in YaST2, could anyone tell me how i can make a window manager execute on
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startx (windowmanager)
please tell me how to do this through the terminal (w/o the gui)
 
Old 01-04-2004, 10:10 AM   #5
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"please tell me how to do this through the terminal (w/o the gui)"

You can probably do what you want by editing /home/user/.xinitrc and /root/.xinitrc. See:
man startx
for all of the possibilities.

You can edit .xinitrc with a command line text editor.

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