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what do you need to run JWM after a fresh installation of tc?

I did
--- Code: ---tce-ab
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and installed jwm. After doing
--- Code: ---exec /usr/local/bin/jwm
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I get error: display not found


with some window managers, after it is installed, then 

0)  press CTRL ALT BACKSPACE together 
(or use "exit to terminal" from TCL exit menu)

1)  at the black command screen....... type...... "startx JWM"

sometimes works with window manager(s)

hope for your success.


Oh I have to add I have the terminal (core 11MB) version (11.1) of tcl, so there is no GUI preinstalled. Therefore ctrl-alt-backspace doesn't work and exit brings me to core login.

Hi, vltcl!

Various X servers may use various window managers If You've already installed jwm.tcz, then desktop file in Your /etc/sysconfig directory must be indicating this. try

--- Code: ---cat /etc/sysconfig/desktop

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If everything ok, You wil see

--- Code: ---jwm

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Now You are to load any of the Xvesa, Xfbdev or Xorg-7.7 X servers. Now "startx" command will start the server and window manager selected.


--- Quote from: vinceASPECT on December 21, 2020, 06:25:47 AM ---type...... "startx JWM"

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Hi, I'm pretty sure that startx don't take any arguments.

To specify which window manager (WM), you'll need to modify /etc/sysconfig/desktop

--- Code: ---tc@box:~$ cat /etc/sysconfig/desktop

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In case it's not jwm

--- Code: ---echo jwm > /etc/sysconfig/desktop
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For a WM to be functioning, you'll need a X server. (Xvesa, Xfbdev, Xorg)

Sometimes you'll also need graphics-KERNEL extension and possibly some firmware

Since you mentioned "fresh installation", you may also need wbar and aterm

Let me sum it up:

--- Code: ---tce-load -w Xorg jwm graphics-KERNEL wbar aterm
tce-load -i Xorg jwm graphics-KERNEL wbar aterm

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