[xmonad] xmonad 0.9 on ubuntu 9.10

Sven Hartenstein lists at svenhartenstein.de
Fri Nov 20 04:06:51 EST 2009

Hi Tony and others,

> I have managed to get xmonad running, however, I have to manually
> start it rather than being used as the default WM. Setting
> .~/.gnomerc doesn't make a difference.
> Any tips in this regard? So close!

Configuring gnome to use xmonad as WM worked for me (Ubuntu 9.10)
without problems by running

  gconftool-2 -s /desktop/gnome/session/required_components/windowmanager xmonad --type string

as suggested on http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Xmonad/Using_xmonad_in_Gnome


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