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Re: Forcing Gnome to start sans metacity



On Thu, 2008-12-18 at 15:13 +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> 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.
> 

Install it in /usr/share/gnome/autostart then.


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