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On Mon, 2005-11-21 at 13:29 +0000, DR GM SEDDON wrote:
> 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
Luis Medinas <email@example.com>
Gentoo Linux Developer: AMD64,Printing,Media-Optical,Xmms
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