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Old 03-31-2009, 10:28 PM   #1
liquerlover
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Unhappy help with windows manager


the other day i intend to uninstall compiz from my desktop (Fedora 10). so i issued a command which is:
yum remove compiz*

after reboot, i finally realize that i remove all the compiz component and now i dont have windows manager.

the problem i face is:
-no minimize, move & close button
-cant move windows
-no widndows border
-even if i click desktop button, i get message abaout no windows manager (im not so sure what the message is)

can anyone help me installing the windows manager. thanks in advance
 
Old 04-01-2009, 12:10 AM   #2
jdkaye
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yum install [insert the window manager you want here]
Won't that do it? xfce4 or lwm are a couple of window managers. It really depends on what you want. Something lightweight? or something more like kde or gnome? You choose. This is linux.
cheers,
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