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Old 03-22-2004, 08:54 PM   #1
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Changing Window Managers


I'm using Gnome.... I want to change it's window manager from MetaCity to Sawfish. I have SawFish emerged (I'm using Gentoo), now how do I configure Gnome to use it?
 
Old 03-23-2004, 05:15 AM   #2
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Old 03-25-2004, 02:58 PM   #3
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please do not bump threads. if no one has replied after 24 hours, you should post a followup post to detail what you've tried since your original post, and link in any documents you found on google that pointed to in the direction to try what you have. *bump* is not really insightful.
 
Old 03-25-2004, 05:48 PM   #5
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Haven't had any *real* insight or progress till now. I got it fixed... here's how I did it.

First I ran this to make sure sawfish worked:
Code:
killall metacity && sawfish
Afterwards, I switch to root and run "gconf-editor". From there go through --> Desktop --> Gnome --> applications --> window_manager and change they key "default" to "/usr/bin/sawfish". Restart X and enjoy!
 
  


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