choosing a window manager [solved]

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choosing a window manager [solved]

Postby pampelmoose on Wed Dec 29, 2010 8:46 pm

I'm new to LMDE (just installed it today), so this is perhaps a very newbie-ish question, but :
how do I get a choice of window managers at login?

I've installed the xfce meta-package (and I'm thinking of installing the kde packages). But when I log in, there's no option on the log-in screen to let me choose between gnome and xfce window managers (like there is using kdm). Is this a gdm characteristic, or is there some way of configuring gdm to give me a choice of window managers at login?

(Sort of related [why I'm not so crazy about gnome as a window manager] : is there a way in gnome (as there is under kde) to set the mouse to single-click under gnome? This double clicking business may be popular with some of those operating systems based in seattle suburbs, but as far as I'm concerned it's a bit of a nuisance.)
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Re: choosing a window manager

Postby ShexNivis on Wed Dec 29, 2010 9:48 pm

After you chose the user and before you type in your password there should be on the bottom panel a combo box to chose the wm.

about double click: not sure exactly how it is in english but. Open up any folder. edit > preferences > behavior > single click to open items.
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Re: choosing a window manager [solved]

Postby pampelmoose on Thu Dec 30, 2010 9:57 am

those both worked fine...thanks a lot
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