Re: Gnome 2 and window manager selection?
On Mon, Oct 13, 2003 at 09:10:15PM -0500, Todd Pytel wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Oct 2003 22:00:23 -0400
> stan <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > When I go into the Gnome configurator, and try to go to the windows
> > section it gives me an error message about "window manager 'unkown'
> > not being registred.
> > What window manager should I have installed?
> Metacity is the semi-official window manager for GNOME 2. Check to see
> if you've got that. Sawfish is also GNOME-compliant, but has some quirks
> that bug me. If you don't mind compiling, you might try Openbox 3.
> AFAIK, it's not in any apt repositories yet since it's still at Release
> Candidate phase. But I've been running it and the "obconf" config tool
> for the last week, and I'd say it's phenomenally better than the other
OK, I sed dselect to install Metacity. I already had Gnome-sawfish
installed. However, I still can't figure out how to tell Gnome to use this
What am I missing?
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