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Cover of A Practical Guide to Red Hat Linux 8

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Number lines in a text file $ gawk '{print NR, $0}' infile > outfile
Grant access to an X display (when you get an error trying to open a display on another system) $ xhost +system_name
Changing the default windows manager under Red Hat On Monday 07 April 2003 11:58 pm, you wrote:

> Mark
> I am trying to get full control of X Windows on my Linux Box running Red
> Hat 8.0 - I am university student and the X exercises I have to do will
> not run with the Gnome Desktop - which I cannot get rid of.
> Please can you advise me of what I have to do to start Linux without it
> defaulting to the Gnome Desktop.
> Philip

Create a .xinitrc file in your home directory. Put whatever you want in it.
Only the commands you put in this file will run. See page 189. Here's an

/usr/bin/X11/xclock &
/usr/bin/X11/xterm &
/usr/bin/sawfish &
/usr/bin/panel &
exec /usr/X11R6/bin/twm

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