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Old 08-14-2003, 02:24 AM   #1
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RH9 flux problems

i compiled fluxbox and everything, but doesn't show up in the menu along with gnome, failsafe, and default. i added a file in /etc/X11/gdm/Sessions called Fluxbox and it contains:


exec /etc/X11/xdm/Xsession fluxbox

this is what tutorials instructed me to do. the menu when i start up still doesn't include fluxbox as an option. i am one confused newbie. thanks.
Old 08-14-2003, 01:34 PM   #2
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I'm not running RH (not sure if that makes a difference here), but I do use GDM to start my X sessions. I would suggest checking gdm.conf, which for me is in /etc/X11/gdm and make sure that SessionDir is pointing to /etc/X11/gdm/Sessions (where the fluxbox file should be). This may not be your only problem; however, since I'm pretty sure that the Session files for GDM need to reference the executable binaries and not where you've set it... My /etc/X11/gdm/Sessions/fluxbox looks like:

xscreensaver -no-splash &
gkrellm2 &

but all you should really need is:


Good luck


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