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Re: default window manager



On Fri, May 10, 2002 at 09:48:38PM -0500, David Bridges wrote:
> Tomasz Kosinski (mickle@escape.com) wrote:
> > On a XF86-4.01, testing, could anyone please tell me where the default
> > window manager is controlled/determined? I have searched through likely
> > files in the /etc/X11/ dir and subdirs, and I don't see how this is
> > determined. Sorry if this is an obvious question...have searched with no
> > luck.
> > 
> > I would like to remove the default wm (icewm), and wonder if it is safe
> > to do so.
> > 
> 
> try update-alternatives --config x-window-manager

Or simply control it from your ~/.xinitrc file. Mine reads:
#exec twm
#exec sawfish
#exec gnome-session
#exec uwm
#exec wmaker
#exec enlightenment
#exec startkde
#exec fvwm
exec xfwm

Thus very easy to control and you can do it on a user per user basis.

Matthew

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