GNOME on Debian/Freerunner

arne anka openmoko at
Thu Aug 21 12:17:58 CEST 2008

> i'm starting with gdm and

gdm is murderous! if you don't use gnome it has such a load of  
dependencies at it's heels.
i manipulated /etc/init.d/xdm to start xfce instead. it's not that nice  
but at least i can switch runlevels to restart X (since a while ago debian  
got that ... habit to start X both in 2 _and_ 3, how sensible that might  
ever be, and the frist tjhing i did was removing X, zhone, frameworkd from  
2 and switching default level to 3).
thus, auotlogin kind of works.

> 'sleep 20 && /usr/bin/xvkbd -xdm -compact -geometry 480x210+0+0 &'
> matchbox-keyboard-toggle &

does matchbox-...-toggle toggle xvkbd, too?

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