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Re: gnome-wm

Sven Luther <luther@dpt-info.u-strasbg.fr> writes:

> On Wed, Oct 30, 2002 at 10:09:12PM +0100, Christian Marillat wrote:


> The gnome metapackage is broken ? If yes you should file a bug report.

> Christian, do you believe that after having done an upgrade from gnome 1
> to gnome 2 and having changed _no_ configuration file, having twm as
> default windows manager is a sane default ? Especially if you were using
> sawfish before ?

As we said here before you should use the x-window-manger
update-alternative to select your window manager. This *work* in
gnome-session 2.0.8-4

> What was being discussed in this thread is that people should but an
> environment variable in order to set a windows manager for a user, while
> the problem is mostly that people complain (see the first post in this
> thread) about having twm as _default_ windows manager, not as the wm
> they did choose.

> So, should i fill a bug for this reason ?

I think you don't understand. If the environment variable WINDOW_MANAGER
is set to an window manager *this* window manager is used instead of


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