Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: DR GM SEDDON <gavin.m.seddon@×××××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] best windowmanager
Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2005 16:32:10
Message-Id: 4381F618.1080108@manchester.ac.uk
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-amd64] best windowmanager by Luis Medinas
Luis Medinas wrote:

>On Mon, 2005-11-21 at 13:29 +0000, DR GM SEDDON wrote: > > >>Hi, >>Previously I have always used windowmaker as my desktop, however this >>does not start my applications on Gentoo. When I try and start an >>app. nothing happens; no error. Also when I double click the desktop >>conf icon it turns white and nothing happens but wmaker starts ok. So >>rather than worry about fixing this I thought I'd try anew. >> >> >> >try removing your ~/Gnustep directory. >Next you can try to use a menu generator to help you find new apps >emerge genmenu then run it. >If nothing of this help you try to run a random app in a terminal then >figure the error. > > > >>I like desktops that don't have a Ms look and when I minimise it >>produces an icon not adding to a taskbar. Can anyone recommend a >>good/best one. >> >> >You can try xfce4( CDE look and feel), fluxbox or another *box wm, ion >is a great WM(a wonderful concept imo) or enlightenment. All these wm >are available in portage. >A good resource to wm is http://www.plig.org/xwinman/ and of course >http://forums.gentoo.org. > > >
When I try to emerge a wm I dget a problem of conflcting files, --pretend shows these. How do I remove them with portage? -- gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list

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