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I have fvwm installed along with KDE and I was just wondering how do you get fvwm running without first starting a different window manager I get an error message ...
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    I have fvwm installed along with KDE and I was just wondering how do you get fvwm running without first starting a different window manager I get an error message that I will submit in about 30 minutes when i get home...The error message says that it cannot open fvwm in the current screen could someone please help me? the only way i can get it to work is but getting into KDE then making FVWM replace kdm with FVWM please help me...

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    Do I get you right, you wan't to start FVWM instead of KDE? Run this as a normal user:
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    echo exec fvwm > ~.xinitrc
    Replace "fvwm" with the fvwm-binary, I don't use fvwm so I don't know what to replace it with...

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    If he restarts KDM does it not re-read the available sessions and give him a FVWM session?

    I know on my Gentoo box GDM reads /etc/X11/Sessions for available sessions.
    I presume KDM does the same?

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    I dunno, I don't use kdm, neither gdm. I just login to the console and type "startx", and the .xinitrc-file gets runned... If you want to login to console by default (Not start X), just type this into a console:
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    rc-update remove xdm

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    Quote Originally Posted by jaboua
    I dunno, I don't use kdm, neither gdm. I just login to the console and type "startx", and the .xinitrc-file gets runned... If you want to login to console by default (Not start X), just type this into a console:
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    rc-update remove xdm
    It's rc-update del xdm.
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    I always forget that one, and everytime I have to check the man

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