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Old 01-03-2004, 11:07 PM   #1
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what command would i put in ~/.xinitrc to execute a new window manager?
Old 01-03-2004, 11:53 PM   #2
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exec window_manager_name

for example for fluxbox

exec fluxbox

exec gnome-session

KDE it's just


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