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Old 12-02-2005, 12:49 PM   #1
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How to change the window manager


how do i change the window manager on my slack 10.2 box?
currently im running on KDE and teh bloat really slows things up so iwas thinking of trying out cholesterol free or even xfce if i can work out how tro install it.

but first i need to knwo how to change the thing in ther firts place, do i do this in comannd liene mode or from withing KDE and how dop i do it?

thanks
Dan
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Old 12-02-2005, 12:51 PM   #2
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xwmconfig - is the command

"pkgtool" from the CLI has a lot of slack scripts that can assist you. These can be
called individually, OR from pkgtool.

-tw

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Old 12-02-2005, 12:55 PM   #3
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thanks...
i have got it...

what window manager woudl you recomend?
 
Old 12-02-2005, 12:56 PM   #4
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For a lighter WM - my personal preference is xfce4.
But thats just me.
HAVE FUN!
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Old 12-02-2005, 12:58 PM   #5
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hey it seems xfce and cholesterol free are one and teh same...


thanks fot the advce and help anyway
 
  


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