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Re: Forcing Gnome to start sans metacity



On Thu, 2008-12-18 at 08:23 -0500, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-12-18 at 02:19 -0500, Yaakov Nemoy wrote:
> >
> > In short, the new gnome session configuration dialog is alot simpler
> > and alot less confusing, but it gives us no simple way to give
> > metacity the boot on a per session basis.  How do i go about doing
> > this via an RPM?
> 
> 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.

Just tried this with openbox, and it works fine.


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