[xmonad] beginner xmonad question

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Thu Sep 8 15:07:51 CEST 2011

2011/9/8 G. Nikiforov <g_nikiforov at hotmail.com>:
> Hello, I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 with Gnome and FVWM and recently installed
> Xmonad as well from the Ubuntu package manager. It comes up as a session
> option in the gdm login screen. Once I'm in Xmonad, what command can I use
> to log out so that I get back to the gdm log in screen? So far I have always
> had to restart, which isn't ideal.

By default, Alt-Shift-Q.

> My second question is regarding the setup. I read the following page:
> http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Xmonad/Using_xmonad_in_Gnome
> Am I correct into assuming that I have to do this in case I want Gnome to
> use Xmonad as opposed to metacity? (which I don't want). For me it would be
> ideal just to be able to choose between window managers/desktop environments
> from the gdm login screen. In that case I don't really need to do anything
> else, don't I?

Depending upon which option from there you take, then I think you'd
just start up Gnome and it would use XMonad (I don't use Gnome, so
don't really know how it works).

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com

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