fluxbox woes

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Mon Sep 10 08:08:18 PDT 2007

On 9/10/07, Peter B. Steiger <pbs_lists_001 at bluebottle.com> wrote:
> I built xorg 7.2 this weekend on the LFS that I built last weekend, and
> everything works as it should.  But when I change .xinitrc to launch
> fluxbox as my window manager, the X desktop flashes into view for a
> fraction of a second and then disappears as X exits back to the console.

Does anything come up on /var/log/Xorg.0.log? Maybe fluxbox is trying
to use an extension that twm doesn't, and it making things bomb.

> I guess the next step is to edit the fluxbox source and put in
> breakpoint messages to tell me exactly how far it gets before
> crashing... unless anyone else has a better suggestion?

If the X log doesn't indicate anything, I would try running with
strace to see if anything pops up.


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