Re: [sawfish-list] total newb-er question: how to make fc3 use sawfish in a gnome-session
- From: Amit Gurdasani <gurdasani gmx net>
- To: philip dahlquist <dahlquist kreative net>
- Cc: sawfish-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: [sawfish-list] total newb-er question: how to make fc3 use sawfish in a gnome-session
- Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2005 01:03:53 +0530 (IST)
:awright, laugh, giggle, shake your head in disgust, but i just want to
:know how to make fc3 behave like my trusty rh7.3 desktop. i don't
:tolerate bluecurve/metacity very well. it's like shoes that don't fit
:right. no window snap or viewports. uggh.
:i read the doc, faq, hacking, install, news, options, and readme. also,
:i scanned the mailing list for topics related. none of these really
:tell how to supplant bluecurve/metacity. i tried changing the desktop
:it didn't work.
:in 'red hat linux fedora 3 unleashed' it said to just edit the .xinitrc
:and add xsetroot, gnome-panel, and finally sawfish.
:but, i figured, since rh7.3 had a gnome-session with sawfish as the
:reigning window manager,there was no reason fedora 3 couldn't have the
:same. i just don't know how to do it.
:so, i soliciting suggestions.
gconftool-2 -t string -s /desktop/gnome/applications/window_manager/default /usr/bin/sawfish
(That's all one line, by the way, and is what the erstwhile pref used to
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