bert at freudenbergs.de
Tue Dec 23 12:32:44 EST 2008
Click to bring up a menu and open a terminal.
Alternatively, edit the ".xinitrc" file to auto-launch any X
applications you want started ("xterm &" is a common choice) before
executing the window manager. This is also how you would bundle and
launch a regular X app like cmap.
- Bert -
On 23.12.2008, at 16:34, Greg Smith wrote:
> Hi Michael and Bert,
> It got quiet enough that I had a chance to try this myself.
> I tried installing and running the X activity and I tried following
> the instructions here: http://www.hackszine.com/blog/archive/2007/12/run_a_nested_x11_desktop_on_th.html
> In both cases I got a gray screen with a "bar" showing "Workspace"
> with two triangles next to it (left and right facing) on the left
> side of the bar and the time with the same triangles on the right
> I didn't see my pointer in the Hackfest version but I did in the X
> window version. In both cases I didn't see any place to enter text
> (e.g. a window). Am I missing something?
> I was hoping to get an X window with a prompt so I could install
> CMap tools from there.
> Any suggestions appreciated.
> Greg S
> Greg Smith wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> Picking up this old thread (http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-September/018835.html
>> I want to move this forward again.
>> There is a beta version of a smaller Linux implementation of CMap
>> tools now. Download it from here:
>> Does anyone have time to try running this inside of the X windows
>> activity mentioned below?
>> While we have some traction on other concept map tools (thanks
>> Tomeu for Labrynth), CMap is "incumbent" in a number of countries
>> and I want to figure out how close we are to supporting it. It will
>> affect our ability to get XOs and Sugar in to more schools systems
>> so its certainly valuable work.
>> Let me know if anyone has a chance to try this out and document
>> what it will take to make it work.
>> Greg S
>> On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 4:00 PM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at
>> freudenbergs.de> wrote:
>> > Am 04.09.2008 um 01:06 schrieb Michael Stone:
>> >> On Wed, Sep 03, 2008 at 05:33:28PM -0400, Greg Smith wrote:
>> >>> Has anyone tried making the activity which is X-windows and
>> >>> which
>> >>> other activities can run?
>> >>  and  seem apropos.
>> >> Michael
>> >> : http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/7768#comment:8
>> >> : http://www.hackszine.com/blog/archive/2007/12/run_a_nested_x11_desktop_on_th.html
>> > I couldn't resist making an activity for that:
>> > http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Activities/X
>> Anybody has any idea about how to make xephyr use the clipboard of
>> external X server? DND may be even harder.
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