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Re: Problems with clean install of fvwm

David Wright writes:
> It doesn't mean that if you install a package designed to run on X
> that apt will immediately install all the packages required for a
> functional X system.

Fvwm does not depend on an X server because it might be running on a
headless machine while an X server is running on the machine the user is
sitting in front of.  The X Window System is a *network* system.  Every
window on your screen could be coming from a different remote computer.
So could the window manager, which is just another process to the X

Install the xorg package.
John Hasler 
Elmwood, WI USA