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Old 08-05-2006, 07:36 PM   #1
ACE91
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How to change window manager from KDE to WindowMaker on Slackware 10.2?


When I installed Slackware Linux 10.2 on my computer, I set KDE as the default window manager. I've used KDE for a while, but now I want to try something else, maybe something more lightweight so that my programs will run faster. Specifically, I want to know how to set X to load WindowMaker instead of KDE when I type "startx" on the command line. Does anyone know how to do this?
 
Old 08-05-2006, 08:10 PM   #2
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Just type in xwmconfig
 
Old 08-05-2006, 09:07 PM   #3
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You can also have Slackware boot into a graphical environment,and use KDE's session manager to choose your Window manager at login. Check out Slackbook chapter 6 for detailed instructions on how to set it up.

http://www.slackbook.org/html/book.html#X-WINDOW-SYSTEM

This works great for me. When I'm going to use a more cpu intensive application I just choose Window Maker instead of KDE.
 
  


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