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I'm working on a VPS which I can control with PuTTY and FreeNX.

I don't have enough RAM for Gnome, so I want fluxbox to start by default instead of Gnome. how do I do that?

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The idea is to create a custom session , which launches fluxbox

Create a file e.g /usr/share/xsessions/custom.desktop

Which contains:

Name=Xsession
Exec=/etc/X11/Xsession

Change that (Exec=) to your customized script , e.g if you favors xinit , you can edit ~/.xinitrc , place a startfluxbox there (IIRC)

And in that case , the Exec= script would be /usr/bin/startx

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