[openbox] Openbox on Fedora

Ted X Toth txtoth at gmail.com
Tue Jul 1 09:28:19 EDT 2008

Mikael Magnusson wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Jul 2008, Ted X Toth wrote:
>> I'm trying to figure out how to start an Openbox session instead of 
>> gdm on 'init 5' on Fedora 'rawhide' (the latest). Has anyone done 
>> this, any pointers? What do I need to do about /etc/X11/prefdm?
> Usually you would have your login manager do auto-login of your 
> account or so. You can't make init 5 start openbox without a login 
> manager, but you can run 'startx' instead and set up your .xinitrc to 
> launch openbox and whatever apps you want. Stuff init starts has to be 
> daemons, and neither X nor openbox are daemons, but gdm is.
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> Mikael Magnusson
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Yes of course I was just a bit confused by 
http://icculus.org/openbox/index.php/Image:LoginOptions.png. How about 
using xdm to get an openbox session going?


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