[Xmonad] Re: How to combine xmonad with Ubuntu?

Kai Grossjohann kai at emptydomain.de
Tue Sep 11 09:03:50 EDT 2007

On Tue, Sep 11, 2007 at 02:58:47PM +0200, Sébastien Gross wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 11, 2007 at 07:40:42AM -0500, alextarkovsky at gmail.com wrote:
> > This is the same approach I'd like to take. I've tried doing:
> > 
> > export WINDOW_MANAGER="/usr/bin/xmonad"
> > 
> > but I'm always stuck with Metacity. That var seems to be ignored because
> > xmonad doesn't appear to even launch.
> In GDM please select « Use an xinit script » (or something similar)

That replaces the Gnome session with .xinitrc or .xsession.

What Alex and I are looking for is something that starts the normal
Gnome session but only replaces Metacity/Compiz with xmonad.


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