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Re: motif and X

Kevin Poorman
Kc5vxy@juno.com OR my web page at
><icthus>...this is a fish
Memory Fault.... Where Am I ?

On Mon, 07 Apr 1997 21:14:24 -0400 (EDT) Rick <rickya@siservices.net>
>On 07-Apr-97 Kevin J Poorman wrote:
>>when I type xdm absolutly nothing happens I just get a command prompt
>>back and no processes are spawned... any thoughts ?
>Try checking the /var/log/xdm-errors file.
>>also I have afterstep and like it's look and feel my question for 
>this is
>>can I use the fvwm95 taskbar/startbar in afterstep instead of the 
>I don't see why you'd want to do that.  It defeats the purpose in 
>Afterstep other than xpm titlebars.  But I was able to start the 
>with Afterstep 1.0 pre6.

The reason I wanted to do this is so I could have the "window shade"
option for my windows... this is the neat thing that happens when you
double click on the title bar of a window ....
the converse of my question is could I get window shade 
thing to work in fvwm95-2 ... if so how?

>>and finaly
>>I have the menu package installed but when I run update-menus and 
>>look at my startmenu there is no difference ... do I need to add a
>>include statement or what ...
>Edit the /etc/X11/~window-manager/system.*rc-menu file.  Copy the 
>line to the start button menu section.
>Make sure that the Debian menu entries are a sub-menu.  In the 
>*-menu file it replaced the normal menu's.  I had to adjust the file 
>the Debian entry was a sub menu.
>>Kevin Poorman
>>Kc5vxy@juno.com OR my web page at
>>><icthus>...this is a fish
>>Memory Fault.... Where Am I ?
>Have a good one.
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>Rick Jones              E-Mail: Rick <rickya@siservices.net> 
>Date: 07-Apr-97                                                        
>Time: 21:19:00
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