[oops this response didn't go to the maillinglist, well here it is anyway] > > > Q....How can i use matacity??? > > > > killall sawfish ; sleep 1 ; metacity & > > Thanx! It worked, but failed after close any whindow and i cannot run any wm and access my keyboard :) > So i swithed back to sawfish...and asking myself why it is happening...Why?? > And i couldnt answer...do u?? :) If you do this from a terminal window inside gnome2 and then press the close button of the terminal is also kills its childs and so kills metacity with it. It shouldn't do this if you type 'exit' in the terminal instead. Als check if metacity has told the session-manager it needs to be respawned. I needed to set the respawn myself. After this I did a logout and saved the session, so on next login metacity is started instead of sawfish. You can set the respawn on metacity using 'Applications/Desktop Preferences/Advanced/Session Properties'. -A.
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