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Re: After dist-upgrade no Icewm

On Thursday 06 May 2004 09:58, Thomas H. George wrote:
> On Wed, May 05, 2004 at 02:41:17PM -0500, Kent West wrote:
> > Thomas H. George wrote:
> > >I have actually run dist-upgrade on several occasions without rebooting.
> > >This morning I rebooted and found gdm no longer offered icewm in the
> > >session options.  I switched to xdm (had to edit /etc/init.d/xdm as
> > >changing /etc/X11/default-display-manager had no effect) but this does
> > >not solve the problem as the xdm/debian log in does not offer any
> > >session options.  How to I get icewm back?
> > >
> > >Tom George
> >
> > Are you sure icewm wasn't removed? "apt-get install icewm" is a quick
> > test/solution; if it's already the newest version, then the problem lies
> > elsewhere (in gdm).
> Yes.  I checked this before I posted the question.  Icewm is present in
> its lastest version.

Have you tried writing an ~/.xinitrc containing just 'icewm'.  That works for 
me.  (I use a CLI login and then run startx - I have no idea if it works for 
graphic logins).



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