Configuring ratpoison

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Mon Jan 24 12:14:33 UTC 2022

Right. It should go like this:

Select your Ratpoison key. It comes up with a bunch of options. C- is 
control, M is either alt or shift

Super_L is what I go for, left Super key
Then if you got multiple browsers, text editors and so on it'll ask you 
which one, then it'll ask if you want Ratpoison to make sounds, how many 
workspaces, and if you want braille, then after that you'll have a 
.ratpoisonrc file

Next, either back up your existing xinitrc somewhere safe, or do 
./ -x to make a new .xinitrc with Ratpoison settings then do startx

Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> I got ratpoison and strychnine installed and ran the script in
> strychnine.  The first screen of options I didn't understand so hit enter
> on that screen without selecting anything.  If I had to guess, I'd guess
> that was a language selection screen but english so far as I could tell
> wasn't on that screen.
> On Sun, 23 Jan 2022, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
>> Hi Brandt,
>> I forwarded your question to my friend Storm Dragon on IRC and here his his answer:
>> (16:24:20) storm: DidierSpaier:
>> (16:25:09) storm: That's my script that creates a .ratpoisonrc. It's what I use
>> every day for my X session.
>> Cheers,
>> Didier
>> --
>> Didier Spaier
>> Slint maintainer
>> Le 23/01/2022 ? 14:40, Linux for blind general discussion a ?crit :
>>> Hi all.
>>> I installed ratpoison on my Slint system, and don't have either ~/.ratpoisonrc
>>> or /etc/ratpoison.
>>> Where can I get a good ratpoison config file? Does one of the Orca users, I'd
>>> assume that would be most of us, have one on github or someware?
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