Re: sawfish blocks desktop

Unfortunately i don't have any idea. I suggest you try add parameters
to the end of the window manager line and try it.

or, alternatively, create a shell script wraping sawfish


On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 6:36 PM, Andrew A. Adams <aaa meiji ac jp> wrote:
> Daniel wrote:
>> I am actually just getting that work done. Here my solution. Create two files:
>> /usr/share/xsessions/dmg.desktop
>> [Desktop Entry]
>> Name=dmg
>> Comment=My own beeepp configuration for Ubuntu
>> Exec=gnome-session --session=dmg
>> TryExec=gnome-session
>> Icon=
>> Type=Application
>> X-Ubuntu-Gettext-Domain=gnome-session-2.0
>> and
>> /usr/share/gnome-session/sessions/dmg.session
>> [GNOME Session]
>> Name=GNOME
>> Required=windowmanager;panel;filemanager;
>> Required-windowmanager=sawfish
>> Required-panel=gnome-panel
>> Required-filemanager=nautilus
>> DefaultApps=gnome-settings-daemon;
>> IsRunnableHelper=/usr/lib/gnome-session-is-accelerated
>> FallbackSessionsID=FallbackClassicGnome
>> FallbackClassicGnome=classic-gnome
>> logout, and then at the bottom centre select dmg, that should do it.
>> use your name or sawfish instead of dmg
> Very useful Daniel. One query. I need to run with the 5-buttons option. Would
> this go somewhere in the desktop file, or does it need to be set in my
> .custom somehow? At the moment I get sawfish running from my default Gnome
> session but then always have to do "sawfish --replace --5-buttons" after
> everything starts up (see earlier discussion on the list on problems with
> alternate keyboard layouts and mouse buttons).
> --
> Professor Andrew A Adams                      aaa meiji ac jp
> Professor at Graduate School of Business Administration,  and
> Deputy Director of the Centre for Business Information Ethics
> Meiji University, Tokyo, Japan


Daniel M. German

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