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Old 05-06-2004, 10:26 PM   #1
bngrhl
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How to change window manager?


I have RH9 and I installed windowmaker, I wanted to change window manager...Before Im able select window manager under RH7.1 but in RH9 its quite complicated any idea?
 
Old 05-07-2004, 12:47 AM   #2
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I don't know how to do it through the gui, but on my Debian system it's controlled via a .xsession file in my home directory. The last line in the file starts the window manager. In my case it's "exec fluxbox" since I run fluxbox. Maybe it's something similar for RH9.
 
Old 05-07-2004, 01:09 AM   #3
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As I recall, on Red Hat 9, as on Red Hat 8, there is a Session menu item at the bottom of the graphical login page. That allows you to change window managers. Do you have the option in Red Hat 9?
 
Old 05-07-2004, 04:29 AM   #4
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Originally posted by itsjustme
As I recall, on Red Hat 9, as on Red Hat 8, there is a Session menu item at the bottom of the graphical login page. That allows you to change window managers. Do you have the option in Red Hat 9?

none...
 
Old 05-07-2004, 04:57 AM   #5
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try
Code:
echo "wmaker" >> /etc/X11/gdm/Sessions/WindowMaker
then restart gdm (ctrl-alt-backspace)
 
  


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