default configuration not working
Wed Apr 28 19:22:00 GMT 2004
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
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.
> http://www.gotti.org ICQ: 126018723
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