[CS-FSLUG] BLAG - Starting X With A Different Desktop

l4c l4c at thelinuxlink.net
Tue Nov 20 20:28:36 CST 2007

Don Parris wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am testing out BLAG on a lightweight box (read 192 MB of RAM).  BLAG does 
> not default to a GUI in this case (not sure if mine is unique), but allows me 
> to login at a text console and run startx.  That launches GNOME, but I want 
> to launch Fluxbox for funsies.  But, I haven't had to manually start X or 
> choose a different GUI  from within Bash in ages.
> Can anyone tell me how to get Fluxbox instead of GNOME to launch when I run 
> startx?
> Thanks!
> Don

Put it in your .xinitrc file.

-Linc Fessenden

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