windowmaker fails

Daniel Bahena daniel at
Sat Nov 8 19:37:40 UTC 2003


I downloaded WindowMaker-0.80.2.tar.gz
untared it, then
and finally 
checkinstall (this creates an rpm from my build and installs it, that
way I don't loose my rpm database, if you want to know more from
checkinstall check

Any how, everything went ok, then I go to my console, type 
echo exec wmaker > .xinitrc
and then
startx, and this is what I get

[kwame at padawan kwame]$ startx
Using authority file /home/kwame/.Xauthority
Writing authority file /home/kwame/.Xauthority
XFree86 Version 4.3.0 (Fedora Core 1: 4.3.0-42)
Release Date: 15 August 2003
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 6.6
Build Operating System: Linux 2.4.21-2.ELsmp i686 [ELF]
Build Date: 24 October 2003
Build Host:
        Before reporting any problems, please make sure you are using
the most
        recent XFree86 packages available from Red Hat by checking for
        at or by using the Red Hat Network
        tool.  If you still encounter problems, please file bug reports
in the bugzilla at and/or Red Hat
        bugzilla at
Module Loader present
OS Kernel: Linux version 2.4.22-1.2115.nptl
(bhcompile at (gcc version 3.2.3 20030422 (Red Hat
Linux 3.2.3-6)) #1 Wed Oct 29 15:42:51 EST 2003
Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
         (++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
         (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
(==) Log file: "/var/log/XFree86.0.log", Time: Sat Nov  8 13:20:06 2003
(==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/XF86Config"
wmaker: error while loading shared libraries: cannot
open shared object file: No such file or directory
waiting for X server to shut down
[kwame at padawan kwame]$

BUT I do have

[kwame at padawan kwame]$ locate
[kwame at padawan kwame]$

Any help? I really like gnome 2.4 but I also love WindowMaker

Best wishes

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