[xmonad] xmonad 0.9 on ubuntu 9.10

Spencer Janssen spencerjanssen at gmail.com
Wed Nov 18 19:30:19 EST 2009

On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 10:08:19AM +1000, Tony Morris wrote:
> Hello, I am trying to get xmonad running on ubuntu 9.10 per
> http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Xmonad/Using_xmonad_in_Gnome#Ubuntu_Karmic
> I have set the WINDOW_MANAGER in ~/.gnomerc but when gnome starts I get
> a background screen, no gnome panel/menu and no ability to use xmonad
> keys (e.g. CTRL-mod-enter does not start a terminal).
> I have tried other methods mentioned on the link above and encountered
> no to poor success.
> Any hints?

CTRL-mod-enter isn't an xmonad keybinding, mod-shift-enter is the key binding
for a terminal.  Other than that, I'm not sure what the problem might be.

Spencer Janssen

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