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Old 01-07-2004, 10:35 PM   #1
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swicthing windows managers in slackware

ive got all these windows managers on slackware like fluxbox and black box but i dont know how to switch over to them. the default is gnome
Old 01-07-2004, 10:44 PM   #2
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If you login in text mode, open the file /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc and edit the last line (comment it out with a hash #) where it stands gnome, add a line with:

exec blackbox

Then startx

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Old 01-08-2004, 12:07 AM   #3
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You can also change your default init level in /etc/inittab to 4 and this will bring you to the login screen and it will allow you to select a couple different Window Mangers.


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