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Old 10-31-2007, 08:13 AM   #1
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Xgl and GTK-Window-decorator strange thing


After enabling Xgl, everything is OK, except window borders, but I open gnome terminal, run 'gnome-window-decorator' and window borders appear. If I close gnome terminal, window decorator stop and border dissapear again
How to make gnome window decorator start everytime and stay in memory?
Old 11-01-2007, 07:18 PM   #2
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This is because the window decorator is running inside the terminal. When you close the terminal, it kills the decorator. Try clicking Alt-F2. In most distros this will bring up a "run-application" dialog box. Run it from there. Regarding how to make it run on startup, I don't know, but I'm sure someone here does.


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