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I know I've seen somewhere before how to do this, but for the life of me. I cannot remember where... So, what I want to do is install fluxbox on ...
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    Installing Fluxbox Without r00t


    I know I've seen somewhere before how to do this, but for the life of me. I cannot remember where... So, what I want to do is install fluxbox on my account at my university, so that, when I'm in the computer lab there, I can use fluxbox. Obviously, I don't have root access, though. I think all I have to do is ./configure --prefix=something but I'm not really sure. Any help appreciated.

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    You can install to your home directory by doing
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    ./configure --prefix=/home/username
    You don't need special permissions to install sofrware to your home directory.
    OH NOOOOO!!!!!! You did it the way I said?

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    Thanks alot. That's what I thought it would be, but I wanted to get some confirmation before I went and did it.

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    You'll probably also need to add that directory to your PATH environment variable
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