Re: update-alternatives --config x-window-manager
On Thu, 20 Sep 2001, D. Hoyem wrote:
> Hi all
> I'm running a PII 350 with Woody and use Window
> Maker. After the Woody install it had a different
> window manager installed i.e.Blackbox. I did a
> update-alternatives --config x-window-manager and
> chose Window Maker. Now what will happen, when I have
> to shutdown and reboot, Window Maker will come up but
> then a another window manger will take over, I have to
> close all the stuff that it opens and then select
> Window Maker again. I did a update-alternatives
> --config x-window-manage again and I noticed that
> there was a star, smaller than normal, by BlackBox and
> the normal Star by window Maker. I have looked for
> this file but was unable to locate it.
> Anyone have this happen and how do I fix it.
> Appreciate the help.
are you running gnome or simply a window manager by itself?
I have noticed that gnome can not override x-window-manager.
In my case it points to blackbox but gnome thinks it is running