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Old 03-27-2010, 12:23 PM   #106
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I tried modifying my xorg.conf the way you said, it made no difference. BTW, I am using the xf86-video-ati (not radeonhd) driver. It has 3D acceleration.

Modified xorg.conf:

Code:
Section "Module"
	Load "glx"
	Load "dri"
	Load "drm"
EndSection

Section "Device"
	Identifier "Default Device"
	Driver "radeon"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
	Identifier "DVI-0"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
	Identifier "DVI-1"
	Option "RightOf" "DVI-0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
        Identifier "Default Screen"
        SubSection "Display"
                Virtual 2560 1024
        EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "Extensions"
	Option "Composite" "Enable"
EndSection
Note that the version of Metisse that I have installed now is compiled without GLX.
 
Old 03-27-2010, 12:24 PM   #107
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What's the exact error and what are the commands that you put in?
 
Old 03-27-2010, 12:27 PM   #108
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I don't know how to post it here.

I can't copy and paste because it all happens in command-line mode.

Because some output goes to stdout and some to stderr, I don't know how to pipe them both to the same file.
 
Old 03-27-2010, 12:30 PM   #109
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Well what happens?!

Mine just stays on GLX and then I open another terminal and run the wm and everything runs OK.
 
Old 03-27-2010, 12:31 PM   #110
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I don't know how to explain.
 
Old 03-27-2010, 12:34 PM   #111
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OK, a quick Google search shows me that the bash &> operator redirects both stdout and stderr to a file. I will use that to report the output of the commands here.
 
Old 03-27-2010, 12:42 PM   #112
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Here's the output.

Note that metisse-start-fvwm exits immediately after being run, returning the prompt. While doing this, there was no GUI on any TTY (Ctrl+Alt+F?).

Afterwards I killed Xmetisse by pressing ^C and entered my usual desktop via startx.

EDIT: So you're clear, this is with the modified xorg.conf and metisse compiled without GLX support.
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File Type: txt msf.txt (447 Bytes, 7 views)

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Old 03-27-2010, 12:51 PM   #113
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All that looks normal...
{At least it looks pretty much the exact same as mine - except the GLX at the end}

Get into your current GUI WM/DE, and open up a couple of Terminals and do it there.

This is what I did, I started it over KDE, and it worked fine.

I think Metisse doesn't actually start the Xorg server, so what you are doing is starting it but have no way to display it.

Of course that may be wrong, since I'm only going off my experience thus far.

While you try that, I'm going to drop to a console without X and see if the same that happens to you happens to me.
 
Old 03-27-2010, 01:16 PM   #114
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I ran your commands from within an X terminal emulator, and w large window titled FvwmCompositor popped op, and it appears to have a panel and program launching buttons.

However when I click on anything it just brings up a menu that does not respond to mouse clicks.

EDIT: added screenshot (it's very wide because I have two side-by-side monitors)
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Old 03-27-2010, 02:45 PM   #115
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Cool

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I ran your commands from within an X terminal emulator, and w large window titled FvwmCompositor popped op, and it appears to have a panel and program launching buttons.

However when I click on anything it just brings up a menu that does not respond to mouse clicks.

EDIT: added screenshot (it's very wide because I have two side-by-side monitors)
This is where I'm at too.
At least you have it officially working!

I think you have to configure it kinda like openbox.

EDIT: If it's not responding to mouse clicks, the you may not have either Hal, dbus, or gamin/fam running.

The only things that worked for me are text editor and the terminal entries.

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Old 03-27-2010, 02:49 PM   #116
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For me absolutely nothing works.

Clicking anywhere (even in the panel) brings up a menu. When I click anywhere on the menu (even on submenus), the menu just disappears and nothing happens.

And I am really glad I found out about the scrot utility, much better than having to open the GIMP to take a screenshot!
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Old 03-28-2010, 03:39 AM   #117
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Post # 116 , about screen shots,
please have a look at this thread

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...name-797519/#2
> post # 2.
.....
 
Old 03-28-2010, 07:04 AM   #118
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How does that solve my question?
 
Old 03-28-2010, 07:28 AM   #119
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How does that solve my question?
I was going to ask the same thing!

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