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To installl Fluxbox in Red Hat 9 (or 8.0) do this:


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I've installed fluxbox (http://www.fluxbox.org) in Red Hat 9 and Red Hat 8.0 and for those of you who haven't tried it yet perhaps now is the time :)

 

If you want to install Fluxbox in Fedora then read this instead

 

Fluxbox is perfect for those with old video cards... and new video cards too ;)

 

To installl Fluxbox in Red Hat 9 (or 8.0) do this:-

First go here (click on the link)

 

http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/fluxbox...x-0.1.14.tar.gz

 

Once you are done, gunzip it and then untar it to some local folder.

 

cd to the folder you have untar'd it in and do this:-

 

./configure

 

then login as su and do

 

make

 

then

 

make install

 

Now you probably want to add fluxbox to the 'session' part of your login screen in Red Hat 9.

 

To do that, login as su and do:-

 

cd /etc/X11/gdm/Sessions

cp GNOME Fluxbox

vi Fluxbox

 

Leave the first line alone and change the second line so that it now just reads

 

exec fluxbox

 

save by doing

:w

:q

 

Logout of Gnome (or whatever) and now, at the graphical login screen click on 'sessions' you'll see Fluxbox listed there alongside Gnome/Kde etc...

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