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Re: desktop

On Tue, 1 Aug 2000, Dale Morris wrote:

> I have a problem with my desktop. I was able to have 2 different
> versions, one was a traditional gnome desktop, the other a hybrid
> debian desktop (which appears to be default). But when I was running
> the traditional gnome desktop, which I started by putting [gnome-session] in a
> .xsession file, it locked up and I used control-alt-backspace to kill
> X and now it won't start anymore. I know there is a script somewhere
> that controls this, but I don't know where it is or how to change it.
> I believe the reason the desktop locked up was because I put Sawmill
> into the window managers settings box in gnome. Someone told me this
> is contolled by a symlink but I can't find where

	Is it all of X that won't come back up, or just gnome? If you
replace gnome-session in your .xsession file with a simple WM like twm,
does that work?
	Sounds like a gnome-specific problem. I'm not currently running it
(icewm is plenty for me currently) so I can't compare with my system. 


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