[CentOS] Changing Window Mangager in X

Alexander Dalloz ad+lists at uni-x.org
Wed Mar 22 20:33:38 UTC 2006

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.
> Sincerely
> Jose

Use the "switchdesk" command.


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