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Re: [opensuse] alternative window managers
  • From: Paul Kaplan <pkaplan1@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 18:24:01 -0400
  • Message-id: <200605191824.01879.pkaplan1@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 19 May 2006 17:58, Eberhard Moenkeberg wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Fri, 19 May 2006, Paul Kaplan wrote:
> > How does one call an alternative window manager on SL10.1? (KDE runs
> > fine on the box.) According to yast I have icewm installed, but I can't
> > find any way to launch it. I also can't find an binary file anything
> > like "icewm".
>
> startx icewm
>
> Cheers -e
That's what I thought, but when I do that I get the grey X background and an
xterm with no window manager running. The only thing that gives me a window
manager is startx which launches kde.
Paul

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