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My version of xmonad (0.8) does not seem to play very well with the newer AWT implementation XToolkit. When I tried running my gui in Eclipse, all I got was a big fat grey screen.

Luckily, all you need to do to get things working (at least in my case) was to add the following line to your run configuration:

-Dawt.toolkit=sun.awt.motif.MToolkit

This makes your application use the older MToolkit instead of the newer XToolkit. Just thought I should share this.

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André Laszlo


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