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Old 02-17-2002, 09:11 PM   #1
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Question xfce Desktop


I just recently installed the XFce Desktop but I cannot figure out how to run it? I am not sure which script to edit to get the desktop to run (or at least be recognized when I do the switchdesk command). Any help on this would be greatly appreciated.

Old 02-17-2002, 09:39 PM   #2
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from command you can issue.. startxfceand

i am not at my machine right now but in the README and INSTALL files, it does tell you how to make it the default desktop manager.. i couldn't tell you, not at my linux box at the moment..

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Old 02-18-2002, 02:28 PM   #3
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Smile xfce


Old 02-18-2002, 05:26 PM   #4
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To add it as your default desktop whenever you type startx is to run xfce_setup and it will do all the work for yuh...


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