[xmonad] XMonad and Gnome3

Joachim Breitner mail at joachim-breitner.de
Tue Nov 22 09:16:21 CET 2011

Hi Erik,

Am Dienstag, den 22.11.2011, 17:24 +1100 schrieb Erik de Castro Lopo:
> I'm a newcomer to XMonad (fleeing the great Gnome3 catastrophe of 2011)
> and I'm trying to use it with the Gnome3 panel at the top of the
> screen.
> If I used a tiled layout it works well enough, but when I start XMonad
> with either the Circle or SimpleFlaot layout, some Gnome component
> complains bitterly and suggests I log out to fix the problem.
> Anybody know of a reason or a workaround for this?
> I'm using the xmonad and xmonad-contrib packages out of Debian testing.

how exactly do you start your session – there are so many ways to do so.
Also, do you have the GNOME configuration enabled?

The latest xmonad packages in unstable have files included that allow
you to select "GNOME3 + xmonad" in gdm3, this works fine here.


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