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Old 05-10-2004, 02:00 AM   #1
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help! only fluxbox starts

okay, i tried installing FluxBox 1.1.14 first from tar.gz, and that didn't work.

so then went with the 0.1.12 rpm version.

Now, if i choose a different WM, it still launched FluxBox??

I've tried uninstalling the rpm via rpm -e fluxbox-0.1.12-mdk.i586.rpm and i get that it's not currently installed. then if i try rpm -i fluxbox-0.1.12-mdk.i5a8.rpm, it says it's already installed?!?

Any ideas? Mandrake 9.2

This system ran Mandrake + Flux just fine for a month, then i wanted to rebuild. now i've got this.
Old 05-10-2004, 02:07 AM   #2
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m'kay nevermind.

during my installs of the tar.gz version, it created /usr/local/bin (all files associated with fb). i removed fluxbox*, fluxbox-generate-menus* and fbrun*, and everything runs mostly fine now.

only other problem currently is the menus for my normal user account has VERY little on it, but i'll solve that.
Old 05-10-2004, 06:19 AM   #3
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the correct command would have been: rpm -e fluxbox

it will not recognise fluxbox-x.x.x-mdk.rpm for example.

to solve your menu problem, run this command as root: update-menus -v


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