[CentOS] Changing Window Mangager in X
jaalburquerque at cox.net
Wed Mar 22 23:32:26 UTC 2006
Alexander Dalloz wrote:
>Am Mi, den 22.03.2006 schrieb Jose Alburquerque um 21:22:
>>Hi. I've been running CentOS 4 since it was first released. I just
>>updated (via yum) to 4.3 yesterday (with no problems as most would
>>guess!). My system runs X on start up (initlevel 5) and uses gdm as the
>>display manager. I know that when I first installed CentOS 4 with GNOME
>>as the default desktop, it came with metacity as the window manager (in
>>fact it is still installed and I've never touched any of the X
>>settings). I would like to try another window manager (I saw one in the
>>CentOS extras repository). Can someone sort of guide me as to what I
>>need to do to "run" a different window manager in X? The window manager
>>that I want to try is 'xfwm4'. Thanks.
>Use the "switchdesk" command.
Is xfwm4 a window manager specifically designed for xfce? I was looking
for an alternative window manager for GNOME and I kinda thought xfwm4
was a simple window manager compatible with GNOME. I guess I was
misinformed. Thanks for the info though!
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