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Re: Running nautilus hijacks my window manager

On Thu, 08 Nov 2007 13:26:26 +1030
Tim <ignored_mailbox yahoo com au> wrote:

> On Wed, 2007-11-07 at 23:24 +0000, Chris G wrote:
> > When I run nautilus it does something diabolical to my window manager!
> > 
> > I run fvwm2 as my window manager and it's lovely.  However if I start
> > nautilus it clobbers everything, the background colour changes
> > slightly, but more to the point I can no longer get my mouse menus by
> > clicking on the background.  What's it doing and how can I get my
> > fvwm2 back apart from by shutting down and restarting (which in itself
> > is quite difficult because I normally do that via one of the
> > mouse-click menus)? 
> You might want to play with gconf-editor and turn off the options for
> using Nautilus to draw the desktop:
> /apps/nautilus/preferences/show_desktop (it's a boolean tickbox)
> That's the path with the gconf editor, not a file path.
 Run nautilus like this 

 nautilus --no-destkop --browser and nautilus will not take over your desktop

lostson <lostson lostsonsvault org>

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