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From: DR GM SEDDON <gavin.m.seddon@...>
Subject: Re: best windowmanager
Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2005 16:30:16 +0000
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?
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