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Old 10-08-2011, 03:28 PM   #1
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Changing the window manager in Xfce


I want to change my window manager to Fluxbox instead of xfwm, how can I do this?
 
Old 10-08-2011, 03:45 PM   #2
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I did it this way with Xmonad instead of xfwm4, but it should also work with Fluxbox:
1. Add Fluxbox to the autostart list
2. Rename the xfwm4 binary to xfwm4.backup
3. Start the session-manager (Settings->Session and Startup) and change to the "Session" tab
4. Change the Restart Style for xfwm4 to never

Now you can simply logout and in again and you should have XFCE with Fluxbox.
 
Old 10-08-2011, 09:01 PM   #3
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I'm going to mark this question as solved as I switched over to Enlightenment for my session and I'm satisfied with it to the point I'm not going to consider Fluxbox.
 
  


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