[H-GEN] Do I have to use Gnome?

Robert Brockway robert at timetraveller.org
Sat May 18 06:50:32 EDT 2002

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On Sat, 18 May 2002, Tony Bilbrough wrote:

> G'day Sandra,
> I had that problem, when I installed Fluxbox.
> - mmmmm, that sounds like an adv for a laxative!
> try and edit
> .xintric
> and put a # in front of Gnome, And you should be ok

Or alternatively, if you are using xdm/gdm/kdm you can put your WM of
choice in .xsession like this simulated .xsession file:

% cat ~/.xsession


xload &
xeyes &

Notice how the WM is the last entry & is not backgrounded.  When you WM
exits you are logged out.

I once ran xsnow as the WM on a publically accessible box where I wanted
to demo an open login but didn't want anyone able to do stuff (I was
running xearth & xsnow on a big screen at Humbug as it happens :)

Right now I'm

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