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Old 07-23-2003, 12:32 AM   #1
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ICEWM (ice window manager) install help

I want ICE WM, Mandrake came with it but redhat does not, and I'm on redhat now. does not contain any step-by-step installation method and I'm becoming confused very fast.

I think I compiled and make installed it but I have no idea on how to make it load at bootup or anything... doubt i even installed it correctly

Like I said... is very confusing in their instructions... anyone have an easier how-to?

Thanks !
Old 07-23-2003, 01:03 AM   #2
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You have to edit your /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc file to include:

exec icewm

instead of executing whatever Window Manager it executes now.


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