default configuration not working

Sara Gamble
Wed Apr 28 19:22:00 GMT 2004

Hi Alexander,

Thanks! I stumbled upon that last night after figuring out I was confused
about what -multiwindow window ment (I didn't realize it precluded having
a large background window).  Now I can successfully open an x-term in non
multiwindow mode and fix my display problem with 

startx -- :1 
and then from that xterm run either twm & or openbox & and get the
environment I want.

Thank you so much for helping me out with what was probably a really
simple question!

On Wed, 28 Apr 2004, Alexander Gottwald wrote:

> On Tue, 27 Apr 2004, Sara Gamble wrote:
> > Hi Alexander,
> > 
> > Thanks for putting my mind somewhat at ease!  I tried your suggestion of
> > using the startx command, but I am still having display problems.  When I
> > run startx, it still gives me just the single window, even thought I want
> > the multiwindow mode that I thought came as a default setting.
> > 
> > I am getting error messages like:
> > 
> > another window manager is already running on screen 0?
> > unable to find any unmanaged screens
> This is normal too. You can not run XWin in multiwindow mode and have an 
> external window manager. You can either use -multiwindow or windowmaker.
> bye
> 	ago
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