Friday, October 10, 2014

easy way to install and start X window on linux

1- software to install
xinit : X Window System initializer
fluxbox: window manager

root@gui-linux# apt-get install xinit
root@gui-linux# apt-get install fluxbox

2- create ~/.xinitrc  to start fluxbox when starting X
root@gui-linux# echo fluxbox ~/.xinitrc

3- restart udev and dbus service and then start X

root@gui-linux# service dbus restart
root@gui-linux# service udev restart
root@gui-linux# startx

4- screen will appear and you will able to access gui application

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