[TAG] 2-cent tip: Experimenting with window managers
jimregan at o2.ie
Thu Jul 15 22:20:12 MSD 2004
Ben Okopnik wrote:
>On Thu, Jul 15, 2004 at 11:10:50AM -0400, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
>>On Thu, Jul 15, 2004 at 10:58:03AM -0400, Ben Okopnik wrote:
>>>If I actually wanted to choose a different WM every time, or at least
>>>have a choice presented to me, I'd launch "selectwm" and do it from
>>>there. Nice, simple, easy to configure and modify. In fact, when I have
>>>a range of similar WMs and want to compare them (as I recall, I did it
>>>when I was looking at ratpoison, larswm, ion, and some others), that's
>>>what I do.
>>I don't get it. Both KDM's I've ever worked with, on RH7.3 and
>>SuSE9.0, have put a pulldown menu on the login box listing the
>>available WM/DM's; I could pick one, and then clock Login, and
>>everything would work the way you'd expect.
>>You guys don't get that?
>Sure. Try adding another one.
>Or don't. I'd rather you stayed sane... erm, or whatever you call what
>you're using in place of that these days. :)
rpm -ivh WindowMaker-0.80.2-5mdk.i586.rpm
K->Start New Session
Menu->Session Type->Window Maker
Works fine for me.
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