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Old 07-21-2004, 10:05 AM   #1
Jose Muņiz
Registered: Jul 2003
Location: Mexico City
Distribution: Slackware 9.1, SuSE 9.1
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Changing Window Manager in GNOME

Ok. I think I more or less understand about the X Window System now. However, I wanted to see what modifications would happen to GNOME if I change its window manager.

So I went to the GConf -> desktop/gnome/applications/window_manager

There, in the key where it reads "metacity", I replaced it with twm (I later tried with /usr/X11R6/bin/twm). Then I restarted GNOME, went back to GCONF and bang... "metacity" is there again.

Could anyone help me out?

Thanks a lot!


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