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    Can WindowManager be installed in DamnSmallLinux?


    Has anyone done this?

    Thanks
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    I think you mean WindowMaker, right?
    There is focourse a Window Manager installed, by default this window manager is fluxbox and it should start when you boot DSL.
    If you have not installed DSL on your harddrive it can be hard to get it to work, especially if you install it from source. Ofcourse you'll have to do the same thing every time you reboot your computer if you use DSL from the CD.
    If you have installed DSL on the harddrive it is a smaller chance that the installation fail.

    You can install it from a .dsl thet you can download here:
    http://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/...mydsl_testing/
    but this package is not stable (it's in the "testing" -branch). YOu can download and compile the source.
    http://www.windowmaker.org/
    Code:
    # tar -xvzf WindowMaker-[version].tar.gz
    # cd WindowMaker-[version]
    # ./configure
    # make
    # sudo make install

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    Yes, sorry, I meant WindowMaker. I tried compiling it but there was an error message saying that "there is no C compiler". Where can I get one?

    Thanks again
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    http://www.damnsmalllinux.org/packages.html
    Hmm, there should be a compiler installed already. It's maybe the $CC -enviorment variable that is not set. Run:
    Code:
    # echo $CC
    to see if the $CC variable is set to anything. To find where the GNU C Compiler is located run:
    Code:
    # sudo find / -name gcc -print
    or:
    Code:
    # sudo find / -name cc -print
    If you find gcc or cc and the $CC enviormant variable is not correctly set you run
    Code:
    # export CC=/path/to/gcc
    to set it.

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    i'll try that out. thanks for your help!
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