Running nautilus hijacks my window manager
cl at isbd.net
Thu Nov 8 13:42:07 UTC 2007
On Thu, Nov 08, 2007 at 07:01:55AM -0600, lostson wrote:
> On Thu, 08 Nov 2007 13:26:26 +1030
> Tim <ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-11-07 at 23:24 +0000, Chris G wrote:
> > > When I run nautilus it does something diabolical to my window manager!
> > >
> > > I run fvwm2 as my window manager and it's lovely. However if I start
> > > nautilus it clobbers everything, the background colour changes
> > > slightly, but more to the point I can no longer get my mouse menus by
> > > clicking on the background. What's it doing and how can I get my
> > > fvwm2 back apart from by shutting down and restarting (which in itself
> > > is quite difficult because I normally do that via one of the
> > > mouse-click menus)?
> > You might want to play with gconf-editor and turn off the options for
> > using Nautilus to draw the desktop:
> > /apps/nautilus/preferences/show_desktop (it's a boolean tickbox)
> > That's the path with the gconf editor, not a file path.
> Run nautilus like this
> nautilus --no-destkop --browser and nautilus will not take over your desktop
Excellent, thank you! :-)
Where does one find things like this documented? It's one of the
reasons that at least a basic man page for *every* command is useful,
a man page lists the command line parameters if nothing else.
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