minimal CD --> startx

Jonathan Hudson jh+ubuntu at
Sat Sep 15 17:55:47 UTC 2012

On Sat, 15 Sep 2012 18:40:02 +0100, Liam Proven wrote:

>On 15 September 2012 18:28, Patrick Asselman <iceblink at> wrote:
>> The man just wants a car of any brand with no interior. That may not be
>> available at the dealer, but that is why he came here, to the junk yard :-P
>> Maybe you cannot have a working graphics GUI without a window manager, but
>> imo you can have an X session starting without a window manager. All you get
>> is a gray background, not very workable, but definately possible.
>And what exactly does one *do* with this, that is the question?
>It ain't "X-Windows" if there aren't any windows. ;¬)

It ain't "X-Windows" by any measure. It's the "X Window System".

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