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Old 08-29-2003, 08:13 PM   #1
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X11 and Blackbox


Hello, Konichiwa, Shalom, Hola, Nee How!
i need help with blackbox for suse 7.3 personal, i installed and compiled the latest stable of blackbox, and edited it into appear on my .xinitrc file, yet blackbox will not show with my other wm's in the session dropbox in the graphical login, if you know how to fix this regardless of the os you have, please tell me. Thank you!
 
Old 08-29-2003, 11:21 PM   #2
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It's according to the which login manager you are using.

If it is gdm create a file named Blackbox in /etc/X11/gdm/Sessions with the following lines

#!/bin/bash
exec /etc/X11/xdm/Xsession blackbox
 
Old 10-22-2003, 11:32 AM   #3
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hey, i had the same problem with blackbox, i finally managed to get it in the drop down list, but if i wanna start it with the '/etc/xdm/...' thing in the middle just gnome will start, any idea how to fix this?
thx ;)
 
  


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