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From: Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>
Subject: Re: windowmaker and kdm not working
Date: Mon, 7 Nov 2005 15:11:21 +0100
On Monday 07 November 2005 14:46, DR GM SEDDON wrote:
> Hello,
> My Gentoo system graphics work when I s'tartx' However,  I defined
> 'wmaker' as my default in '/etc/rc.conf'.  When I startx  I get a
> windowmanager similar to the windowmaker I am used to but instead of
> the 3 icons on the top right and the desktopswitcher on the left I only
> have a clock.  Is this correct?
>
> Also, I have set my default runlevel to 5 in '/etc/inittab' and chose
> kdm as my prefered login method.  But when I boot I always get a
> console login.  Kdm runs if I btype 'kdm'.  It doesn't give me the
> option of windowmaker and the default won't start anything.
>
> Can anyone help?

The location of some windowmaker applications apparently changed some 
while ago. Perhaps your configuration files point to the wrong locations.

Paul

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