Re: Mac XWindows question
Simon Richter wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Apr 1999, Thomas Adams wrote:
> > Then I'd like to change the color of the screen and I want fvwm to start up
> > automatically. Is this possible?
> Of course it is, but you usually don't use startx. I would try to install
> xdm at first, then look further.
Even using startx. Create a .xsession file in your home directory that
fvwm (probably needs exec fvwm as last command in that file) after
few other apps (xterm and the like) in the background.
Sample xsession files are probably in /usr/X11R6/ someplace, use
'find /usr/X11R6 -name Xsession\*' to locate them.
If starting X with xdm, there's a file /etc/X11/windowmanagers (or some
listing available window managers. xdm starts the first of these per
> > Resolution: The screen is currently running at something which looks like
> > 600*400. The card is recognized as "cfb8" and allows 800*600 in MacOS. Can I
> > have this resolution in X as well?
> Yes, with the appropriate modeline. fbset can tell you a proper modeline
> for the current mode, see the manpage.
BS. You can't change resolutions on a Mac from Linux. Boot with the
you want to use. fbset is useless for Macs.