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Old 09-12-2003, 03:40 PM   #1
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freeze after changing gnome to twm


I am new in Linux, but heavily experimenting Redhat 7. That's what made me decide to run Desktop Switching Tool in the default Gnome menu and change the window manager to TWM.

I logged X completely off to the command line to enable it processing changes. Then I used 'startx' again, wondering what would have happened .

But instead of presenting me a new appearance the whole thing hangs now where once the Gnome window has been showed up. My screen keeps being grey with the small cross in the middle of it. I can't reach Gnome any more.

Can I turn it back to Gnome? Any help is welcome. Thanks in advance!
 
Old 09-12-2003, 03:49 PM   #2
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Try clicking in the grey area and a menu should show up. I experimented with that window manager too.
 
Old 09-12-2003, 04:00 PM   #3
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Yes indeed John55! I didn't notice that. But how to get back into Gnome?
 
  


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