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Old 06-27-2005, 12:40 AM   #1
Registered: Jul 2004
Distribution: Debian Unstable
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xfce window manager gone

Hello, I have what seems to be like a simple problem:
I just emerged xfce4 on my gentoo box. The little problem is that when I log in as a regular user, I do not get a window manager. (eg. my cursor is an "X", and windows have no borders and no close or maximise buttons) However, when I login as root, everything works perfectly. Has this happened to anyone before?

Old 06-27-2005, 12:53 AM   #2
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have you configured the user to boot into xfce? It sounds like you are only starting X.
Old 10-16-2013, 09:12 PM   #3
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I have this same problem, but for me this applies to root as well. Windows Manager does not start. Any thoughts on this problem?



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