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Old 10-12-2003, 12:16 PM   #1
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problem installing fluxbox

im using slackware 9.0 and i wanted to install flux on my machine so i made everything according to this file then when the login screen comes and when i choose sessions i cant choose flux, what am i doing wrong ?!
Old 10-12-2003, 12:29 PM   #2
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I must admit I'm too lazy to read that looong page, but here's a discussion we had here an hour ago or so:

Old 10-12-2003, 12:35 PM   #3
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isn't it already on the install cd, could'nt you just install from their.
Old 10-12-2003, 12:38 PM   #4
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As I posted in the other thread according to hw-tph, just launch an xinit session and execute the fluxbox executable from there.
Old 10-12-2003, 12:45 PM   #5
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There is a slackpack in the /extras dir on disk 2 or in the extra's dir on the FTP's. THere is also a slackpack available here -> . THe one on the slack cd is a bit older. If you use a slackpack it should make a xinitrc.fluxbox in /etc/X11/xinit/ . If not, it's not to hard to make this file yourself. Make a copy of say gnomes entry, "cp xinintrc.gnome xinitrc.fluxbox" then open the xinitrc.fluxbox look at the very end of the file and delete the line about starting gnome and add the command to start flux instead. Mine is this "exec /usr/X11R6/bin/fluxbox" But mine is installed form the "official Slackpack" from disk2. Your install dir may vary.


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