i can't start wmaker on cygwin

René Berber r.berber@computer.org
Tue May 9 18:18:00 GMT 2006

Cédric Bouttes wrote:
> Hello,
> I use startx to have an X session.
> Then when i try to start wmaker  i have
> the following errors :
> wmaker fatal error: it seems that there is already a
> window manager running
> waiting for X server to shut down winClipboardProc -
> Call to select () failed: -1.  Bailing.
> winClipboardProc - XDestroyWindow succeeded

Start by reading the user's guide, this section specially:


You are using startx, which uses multiwindow mode, if you want to use another
window manager you should change the start script.
René Berber

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