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    Window Manager

    I don't really like KDE that much, and am used to a more lightweight WM. I downloaded the blackbox package through Synaptic, but how to I set it as my WM? xwmconfig isn't helping...

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    When I installed Blackbox it was added to the list of WMs in KDM. If for some reason you don't boot into runlevel 5 you will have to edit your ~/.xinitrc, comment out the line about KDE, and add
    exec /path/to/blackbox
    I'm sorry I can't give you more accurate help; I have evacuated from Hurricane Ivan and I am stuck on a Windoze box.

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    you left the poor linux box to suffer........
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    Ah, what a simple problem. I forgot to change what to boot into when I was logging in.

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