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Re: [K12OSN] IceWM, Gnome & Nautilus FRUSTRATIONS



As someone else mentioned, I find running Nautilus and IceWM together to
be somewhat counter-productive.  With Ice being such a nice, light
weight window manager, and nautilus being a full fledge (bloated?) file
manager/desktop manager.  

Personnally I have had great success using Rox-Filer as the file manager
when using IceWM.  Rox does have the ability to control the wallpaper
and desktop icons by using the 'pinboard' feature.  I have found IceWM
and Rox together, along with some icon and config tweaking, creates a
really impressive and "comfortable" environment for those used to the
Windows world.

On Wed, 27 Apr 2005 09:24:43 -0700 (PDT)
richard ingalls <aslansreturn yahoo com> wrote:

> Can anyone help me get IceWM working WITH the desktop
> icons and file manager, etc.?  Can anyone help me get
> GNOME working?
> 
> I have a machine that serves the /home directories to
> the other K12LTSP servers in my building.  It is a new
> install of FC3.  When students logon in this
> particular classroom (where the /home server is)...
> everything is fine!  yeah.  BUT, when they attempt to
> logon at one of the other classrooms (each has it's
> own LTSP server and NFS mounts /home)... they can get
> IceWM (with NO icons, file manager, etc.) and they
> CAN'T get GNOME at all!  What is going on?
> 
> I'm so frustrated with FC3 right now regarding this
> situation that I'm considering going back to Red Hat
> 8.0 (3.0.0 distibution - it just worked!).  Do a
> complete reinstall on ALL my machines.  Sure FC3 looks
> great, but it has NOT made my life easier or more
> productive or very much fun.
> 
> 
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