Custom Desktop and X11

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  1. bashcommando

    bashcommando Active Member

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    I programmed my own desktop in shell script and finally I was ready to run it. All my files are located at /frost/. Then I modify /etc/sysconf/windowmanager and replace startxfwm4 with /frost/run.sh. Then when I run it nothing happens and it goes to the X11 failsafe which is a annoying login shell. Ideas?

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    I figured it out myself. I turned the shell script into a executable binary and put it in the /bin/ directory. Then I just called it like a command.
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    ryanvade Administrator Staff Member Staff Writer

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    how about the startx command instead of startxfwm4?
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    X is already started and I replaced startxfwm4 with /frost/run.sh, so with all the system folders and stuff there is a folder called frost with a shell script called run.sh. However it won't run the shell script.
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    I figured it out myself. I turned the shell script into a executable binary and put it in the /bin/ directory. Then I just called it like a command.
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