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Re: Forcing Gnome to start sans metacity



Matthias Clasen wrote:
> The required components should just be a fallback in case the session
> didn't contain a window manager, file manager, etc. At least that is my
> understanding of how they're supposed to be used. So, you should just
> install an autostart file for xmonad that marks it as a window manager
> via
> 
> X-GNOME-Autostart-Phase=WindowManager
> X-GNOME-Provides=windowmanager
> 
> then your users should be able to switch their sessions to xmonad by
> turning it on in the session capplet.

If you install an autostart file into /etc/xdg/autostart, you'll force this
for KDE users with no easy way to turn it off, KDE does not allow users to
turn off autostart entries. So that's not a good solution.

        Kevin Kofler


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