Graphical Display Managers
jonorland at gmail.com
Sun Apr 27 15:50:26 BST 2008
2008/4/27 Constantinos Maltezos <pandarsson at yahoo.com>:
> Also... to the original poster, as you know, you can choose which window
> manager to log into via the menu. If you use "startx", you have to add the
> wm binary and it's full path to launch a certain wm. For instance, if I want
> to start X with icewm managing the windows, I type "startx /usr/bin/icewm".
> Typing it without an argument always gives you the default.
When i starting X with the startx script i always add the programs i wanted
to run in ~./.xinitrc. Something like this:
cat > ~/.xinitrc << "EOF"
# Begin .xinitrc file
xterm -g 80x40+0+0 &
xclock -g 100x100-0+0 &
Your window manager must be the last command and not running in the
background. For KDE replace twm with startkde, for fluxbox replace with
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