Re: Gnome and WM

On Thu, 18 Jun 1998, kluster wrote:

> How can I use windowmaker and gnome?  I have tried adding this to my
> .xinitrc (which consisted only of exec wmaker):
> background-properties --init &
> keyboard-properties --init &
> mouse-properties --init &
> panel &
> exec wmaker
> But I don't get the gnome taskbar and get an error:
> **Could not communicate with panel

A friend ran into a similar problem earlier this week.  He claims that
adding the name of the local machine to your /etc/hosts file fixes the
problem. Apparently, mico checks to see if your hostname, as returned by
`hostname`, is in /etc/hosts and croaks if it's not.

- cls

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