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From: Luis Medinas <metalgod@g.o>
Subject: Re: best windowmanager
Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2005 14:39:41 +0000
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 and of course

Luis Medinas <metalgod@g.o>
Gentoo Linux Developer: AMD64,Printing,Media-Optical,Xmms

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