[xmonad] Xmonad 0.5 + Gnome
jevin at techie.com
Thu Jan 3 18:50:45 EST 2008
I started on an xmonad 0.5 + gnome. Open to feedback.
On Jan 3, 2008 5:53 PM, Jevin Maltais <jevin at techie.com> wrote:
> I would be happy to write the update. The only issue is that I still
> don't have it working properly! I seems like something is taking over
> the desktop. Anything launched with dmenu flashes onto the screen but
> disappears. I can see it in Gnome's workspace thumbnail but not on
> the screen. If I change to workspace two or three, I can control
> windows no problems. Really weird. Any ideas?
> I have basically done the configs specified for both EwmhDesktops and
> Again, I get this working, I will make a patch (or a wiki page?) for
> the xmonad.org/gnome.html.
> On Jan 3, 2008 2:40 PM, Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:
> > allbery:
> > >
> > > On Dec 29, 2007, at 23:47 , Jevin Maltais wrote:
> > >
> > > >So I'd like to be Xmonad to replace metacity in gnome. I've read (and
> > > >tried) the instructions over at: http://xmonad.org/gnome.html which is
> > > >a great write-up. Unfortunately however, I just can't get it to fly
> > > >with gnome.
> > > >
> > > >setting WINDOW_MANGER="/home/jevin/bin/xmonad" gets me gnome + xmonad
> > > >but the gnome-panel is why weird on workspace 1 and simply does not
> > > >appear on the other workspaces. Attached is the result.
> > >
> > > The instructions are out of date; use the EwmhDesktops extension if
> > > you want to run a panel or dock, whether Gnome, KDE, or standalone.
> > > (defaultGaps and the manageHook were a bit of a hack and broke if
> > > e.g. the panel tried to display a dialog box; EwmhDesktops does it
> > > correctly.)
> > Can someone familiar with gnome either update that document,
> > or move its contents to the wiki, so it can be updated by others, then?
> > -- Don
> Jevin Maltais [jevin at techie.com]
Jevin Maltais [jevin at techie.com]
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