On 2012-05-28 01:36, please try again wrote:
> Hummm … That startx does not work without tweaking is normal. It is
> supposed to be deprecated. We’ve discussed that before and it must be
> mentioned in the release notes of some previous release (maybe 11.4).
It worked before, and the published notes only talk about the permissions
of Xorg. Mine is a different problem which I haven’t bothered to
investigate and today the bite.
> When i type “startX twm” in a terminal in a Gnome session, it just
> start another X session with twm on the next available screen. I can
> switch between the two with ALT-CTRL-F2 and ALT-CTRL-F3. I’m not sure
> why this keys. I first had thougth, it woul be ALT-CTRL-F7 and
Mine worked with …F7 …8, but not if called inside the gnome session.
> But I don’t know why you could not log out from Gnome (or whatever) and
> re-log in in twm from any session manager.
Ha! Because I use 4*3 desktops, half of them filled with things. many
terminals with things inside, and it takes me about 10 minutes to restart
them all, or more.
For that reason I use hibernation in my desktop, and it is a nuisance when
>> No idea why it calls susecondifg :-?
> No idea either. But this file not found message with SuSEconfig rings a
> bell. I’ll pay attention next time I see it.
It was running as user, so it had to fail somehow. As root in a terminal
SuSEconfig works fine.
>> It doesn’t look that bad
> The default twm never looked like that.
Cheers / Saludos,
Carlos E. R.
(from 11.4 x86_64 “Celadon” at Telcontar)