Re: Problems with clean install of fvwm
- Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:44:16 -0600
- From: John Hasler <jhasler@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: 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.
Elmwood, WI USA