Hi Justin,
 
The X11 image runs 'matchbox' as the windows manager. Have a look to this link on how to add applications:
 
http://matchbox-project.org/documentation/manual/index.html
 
I haven't tried yet but I'm pretty sure it is the way to go.

Good luck!
David.
 

> Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2008 20:27:38 -0700
> From: justin@rajewski.com
> To: gumstix-users@lists.sourceforge.net
> 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@rajewski.com>
> > 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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