[xmonad] Using xmonad with freenx

wagnerdm at seas.upenn.edu wagnerdm at seas.upenn.edu
Mon Oct 17 15:09:15 CEST 2011

xmonad does not require xinerama; the first line is just a warning,  
and is unrelated to the second. The second line indicates that your X  
has no colors in its colormap or is returning garbage from colormap  
lookups. See


for some more details and hints, if you'd like to tackle this problem  


Quoting Tim Diels <limyreth at gmail.com>:

> Hi
> I'm trying to run xmonad within a freenx session, but I get this error:
>   Xlib:  extension "XINERAMA" missing on display ":1000".
>   xmonad-x86_64-linux: XMonad/Main.hsc:83:18-88: Irrefutable pattern  
> failed for pattern (Data.Maybe.Just nbc_)
> when using this command as x init script for the nx session:
>   exec ck-launch-session xmonad
> freenx does not support xinerama, but I won't be needing multiscreen  
> support, can I work around this somehow? E.g. Can I run xmonad in a  
> way that does not require xinerama?
> Thanks in advance
> -- 
> Kind regards
> Tim Diels
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