View the Most Wanted LQ Wiki articles.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.


  Search this Thread
Old 09-18-2005, 04:51 AM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Jul 2005
Posts: 5

Rep: Reputation: 0
gnome WM question

HI, I run Debian (the newest Beta), and gnome... anyway, i have to manually load metacity in a shell window everytime i start gnome.... this seems silly, cant I change something to make it run everytime i start?
Old 09-18-2005, 08:06 AM   #2
Senior Member
Registered: May 2004
Location: Australia
Distribution: Gentoo
Posts: 3,544
Blog Entries: 4

Rep: Reputation: 56
How do you start GNOME in the first place?
Old 09-18-2005, 08:48 AM   #3
Senior Member
Registered: Dec 2004
Location: Herzliyya, Israel
Distribution: SuSE 10.1; Testing Distros
Posts: 1,834

Rep: Reputation: 47
before loading metacity open console and run "gdmsetup" as superuser. select graphical menu. Logout. login


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
kppp issue, x question, and gnome question Geocritter Debian 1 09-02-2005 09:55 AM
Question about GNOME NOTORIOUS VR Linux - Software 2 05-12-2005 09:34 PM
2 part question: Speeding up MDK9.1/GNOME question wardialer Linux - Newbie 6 10-14-2004 04:16 PM
Gnome Question pibby Linux - Newbie 4 11-05-2003 12:36 AM
Question about Gnome OrganicX Linux - General 5 10-28-2002 01:40 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:24 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration