Latest LQ Deal: Latest LQ Deals
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.


  Search this Thread
Old 06-26-2005, 11:40 PM   #1
Registered: Jul 2004
Distribution: Debian Unstable
Posts: 66

Rep: Reputation: 15
xfce window manager gone

Hello, I have what seems to be like a simple problem:
I just emerged xfce4 on my gentoo box. The little problem is that when I log in as a regular user, I do not get a window manager. (eg. my cursor is an "X", and windows have no borders and no close or maximise buttons) However, when I login as root, everything works perfectly. Has this happened to anyone before?

Old 06-26-2005, 11:53 PM   #2
Registered: Feb 2004
Location: AZ
Distribution: Slackware, Ubuntu, CentOS, Debian
Posts: 139

Rep: Reputation: 15
have you configured the user to boot into xfce? It sounds like you are only starting X.
Old 10-16-2013, 08:12 PM   #3
Kilo Delta
LQ Newbie
Registered: Jun 2013
Distribution: Slackware 14.0
Posts: 6

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
I have this same problem, but for me this applies to root as well. Windows Manager does not start. Any thoughts on this problem?



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
FC3: make xfce 4.2 default window manager ghee22 Linux - Software 8 04-22-2012 09:45 AM
xfce window manager themes tompouceuh Linux - General 1 10-12-2005 03:18 PM
xfce x session manager dthomp325 Linux - Software 1 01-10-2004 03:11 PM
xfce 4 windows manager. qwijibow Linux - Newbie 1 10-21-2003 09:37 AM
xfce login manager Abe_the_Man Linux - General 4 10-13-2003 02:42 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:29 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration