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Author: Ralph Ronnquist
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] window manager question
On Wed, May 18, 2022 at 02:47:25PM -0700, Fred wrote:
> Hello,
> I normally use openbox for window manager but I would like to try fvwm. Can
> this be done without disrupting openbox and how to do it?

Run X on a free virtual terminal, then you'll start fvwm and, say,
xterm on that:


$ sudo /usr/lib/xorg/Xorg -nolisten tcp -auth $HOME/fvwm-trial.auth :2 vt09
$ fvwm&
$ xterm&

That will start an X server on vt9 with display identity :2, with fvwm
and an xterm. Shift to it with C-A-F9 and shift back with C-A-F7.