[PD] Red Hat 9 and PD
padraigkitterick at oceanfree.net
Tue Feb 24 23:12:52 CET 2004
If you are using a graphical logon then its likely that its XDM or GDM.
That means that the .Xsession file in your home directory will contain
the commands for starting different window managers. If you disable the
graphical logon you would have to look to the .xinitrc file. This is the
usual way on RedHat anyway. A quick search of any linux user groups will
If you want a really light-weight window manager may I suggest Blackbox
(http://blackboxwm.sourceforge.net/) as its very fast.
Ed Kelly wrote:
> I upgraded from Red Hat 7.2 to 9.0, and now my (rather complex) patches do
> not work and crash my (in-need-of-an-update) machine. All I want is
> Windowmaker or some other low footprint window manager, not the stupid
> bell-and-whistles Gnome or KDE. I have a graphical login that allows no
> other window managers (even though I have installed WM and AfterStep RPMs).
> Does anyone know a way around this?
> Or is RedHat the Windows of Linux distributions?
> Peace, with a little frustration pour moi!
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