The X11 image runs 'matchbox' as the windows manager. Have a look to this link on how to add applications:
I haven't tried yet but I'm pretty sure it is the way to go.
> Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2008 20:27:38 -0700> From: justin@...> To: gumstix-users@...> Subject: Re: [Gumstix-users] X11 image help!> > > Thanks, I kinda figured it was way to big. It normally takes about 20 min to> upload a new image but the full said it would take 90 minutes.> > I am downloading the 32MB image now.> > Still does anyone have any experience making you own apps in C? A link> maybe?> > Thanks,> Justin> > > Steve Sakoman wrote:> > > > Justin,> > > > The x11-full-image will not fit -- even in a 32MB verdex. It is 33+MB!> > > > It is only useful for those who choose to boot from sd/mmc/cf.> > > > For your xl6p I recommend you try the gumstix-x11-32mb-image. You'll> > find that it includes an interesting assortment of apps.> > > > Steve> > > > On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 4:38 PM, Justin Rajewski <justin@...>> > wrote:> >>> >> First, when I tried to load the X11 full image onto my verdex XL6P it> >> kept> >> failing at 5-6 minutes left. I tried it about five times (many hours> >> waisted). I then easily flashed the normal X11 image. I think it has> >> something to do with it's size. How do I flash the full image?> >>> >> Now for X11 in general. I get a screen with a blue background and five> >> folders, Active Tasks, Media, Games, Settings, and Other. There is> >> nothing> >> in these folders. How do I add programs? Is there somewhere I can look> >> for a> >> tutorial on X11? Also how do I power it off? I noticed that if I press> >> Ctrl> >> Alt Backspace then it goes to the command prompt and I can shut down> >> from> >> there. How do I start X11 from the command prompt?> >>> >> Any help is great,> >> Justin
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