Re: Sawfish without Gnome

On Saturday 19 March 2011 08:20:53 Session13 wrote:
> Christopher Roy Bratusek <nano tuxfamily org> writes:
> > Install a display-manager like GDM or KDM and select 'Sawfish' as
> > session-type.
> > 
> > You can't start Sawfish from the terminal, as it -of course- requires a
> > running XServer. Also you shouldn't do that as root, as you would be
> > logged in as root then.
> > 
> > When using Sawfish stand-alone you might check things like the LXDE
> > Session- Manager (so that you have autostart capatibilities) or
> > SawfishPager.
> > 
> > Chris
> Thanks, I've installed Sawfish, Xorg, GDM and it works ok. I know that
> LXDE Session-Manager is something like GDM but what exactly does
> SawfishPager? Can I use it instead of GDM?

LXDE Session-Manager doesn't have anything todo with GDM, it allows for 
applications to be autostarted after login (Sawfish as a WM doesn't have this 

SawfishPager is the native pager for Sawfish ("workspace switcher").


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