[linux-elitists] GNOME report.

Jim Richardson warlock@eskimo.com
Thu Jan 8 00:37:45 PST 2004


On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 12:22:23AM -0800, Nathaniel Smith wrote:
>On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 12:08:18AM -0800, Jim Richardson wrote:
>> Actually, that's just what GNOME session gave me, I think it's a debian
>> thing, but I don't know. I do know that I had a couple of other wms
>> installed, including larswm, and KDM (maybe that's the problem? ) first
>> started GNOME up with lwm, not particularly useful. Oem maybe it was
>> 9wm, I forget. 
>
>Probably it defaults to "x-window-manager", a symlink to some window
>manager deemed to be "sensible" somehow.  It's managed with
>alternatives; I think it just defaults to the first or last wm you
>installed, or something like that, but you can change it by modifying
>/etc/alternatives/x-window-manager to point at the default you'd
>prefer.

Give that man a seegar, that was it, thanks. Much appreciated. 

-- 
Jim Richardson     http://www.eskimo.com/~warlock
"I worry that the person who thought up Muzak may be thinking up
something else."
     --Lily Tomlin
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