[xmonad] newbie #2: "could not find module" XMonad.NoBorders, XMonad.Layout.NoBorders, etc.

Spencer Janssen sjanssen at cse.unl.edu
Tue Dec 11 00:34:52 EST 2007

On Monday 10 December 2007 22:00:17 Ralph E. Carter wrote:
> I have searched the documention, and googled it.
> I had xmonad-0.4.1 running with extensions.
> I now have the default xmonad-0.5 running, and responding to changes in the
> ~/.xmonad/xmonad.hs.
> But, I can't get it see any contrib extension.
> e.g., if I put "import XMonad.foo" in ~/.xmonad/xmonad.hs, and hit alt-q,
> I get the popup screen saying:
> ***
> Error detected while loading xmonad configuration file:
> /home/whatever/.xmonad/xmonad.hs
> xmonad.hs:17:7:
>      Could not find module `XMonad.foo':
>           it is not a module in the current program, or in any known
> package.
> Please check the file for errors.
> ***

I think you're making a small mistake regarding the name of the module you're
importing.  Try 'XMonad.Layout.NoBorders' (note the singular Layout).

Spencer Janssen

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