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Re: Help- I'm in TWM hell!



> On Tue, 24 Apr 2001, Chris Beaumont wrote:
> 
> >
> > Well, I've made the upgrade from wolverine to Redhat 7.1 with few
> > surprises.. and most things are running smoothly...except one..
> >
> > This is embarrassing... I cant seem to set my default window manager
> > to Gnome/Enlightenment nomatter what I do. I've tried all the usual
> > ways.. setting gnome in .Xclients
> > .xinitrc setting the WINDOW_MANAGER environmental variable, running
> > switchdesk innumerable times..
> >
> > I *am* able to launch right into Gnome when i run "startx" from
> > runlevel 3, however.. (isn't that strange?) However, i would like
> > Gnome to start automatically from gdm (which seems to be running
> > okay, just launching me into the butt-ugly twm...arrgh..)
> >
> > There must be a simple, a very simple answer to this.. it is just eluding me...
> >
> > I have set everything that I know about to set.... at least ten
> > places in both userland and in /etc/X11/*
> >
> > If anyone could lend me a hand, I'd be grateful...
> >
> > -Chris

Check your $PATH.  It might not include /usr/bin (or /bin don't
remember).  I had the same problem when I hand-edited my /etc/profile.

S.


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Sarantis Paskalis





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