Window Managers under Windows
Wed Sep 9 03:25:00 GMT 1998
I had the same problem - in my case it was due to the fact that I had not
changed my X-Server configuration settings to "single window mode". You may
want to try that - for my X-Server, changing this gives me a single X window
which contains my new desktop (and the other window manager)
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> Subject: Window Managers under Windows
> Many people have ported XFree over to cygwin32, which include xterm, rxvt,
> xclock, etc., which all perform flawlessly with a Windows X Server, but I
> cannot seem to get another window manager running. I get a generic"
> Cannot load, another WM is running;" I'm assuming this other WM that is
> running is infact Windows itself, but I've noticed many people porting
> popular window managers over to windows using cygwin32, one of them being
> Afterstep. I'm assuming that considering people have taken time to port
> these window managers over to windows, that they do infact function -- any
> ideas on how to go about using one without getting that error message? If
> it helps any, I'm running cygwin32 b19, and Windows 98.
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