Updated INSTALL file and .xinitrc
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1 Installing dwm on Debian GNU/Linux
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4 0. Install make, gcc, etc.
5 1. Install its dependencies.
6 Use apt-get install libx11-dev libxinerama-dev.
7 2. Run make install as root.
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9 If you want to configure dwm, edit config.def.h and then run
10 rm -f config.h
11 make install (as root).
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13 To start dwm when you run startx, add the following line to
14 your ~/.xinitrc file:
15 exec dwm
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17 You can put the time and other information in the top bar using
18 the xsetroot command.
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20 This version of dwm comes with a sample .xinitrc file that shows
21 the current time and battery status and sets a desktop background.
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23 Written by Gabriel PĂ©rez-Cerezo, 22 June 2014.