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Use Metacity by default? (on boot)

Postby el_b on Wed Mar 25, 2009 12:13 am

Is this possible? I just want more functionality, I'm tired of changing to metacity every time I want to play a game or use a 3d app.
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Re: Use Metacity by default? (on boot)

Postby Alpha-Geek on Wed Mar 25, 2009 7:27 am

You mean changing from Compiz to Metacity? I use a program called "Compiz-switch". Once installed, you can add an icon to the panel that makes it a "one click" procedure to turn Compiz on or off. Download from http://forlong.blogage.de/entries/pages/Compiz-Switch
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Re: Use Metacity by default? (on boot)

Postby el_b on Wed Mar 25, 2009 7:40 pm

Thanks, that's pretty useful, but I want to make Metacity the default window manager. I already added metacity --replace to sessions, but it's kinda slow. Is there a better idea?
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Re: Use Metacity by default? (on boot)

Postby Alpha-Geek on Wed Mar 25, 2009 11:00 pm

That's the way I would load Metacity.
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Re: Use Metacity by default? (on boot)

Postby el_b on Fri Mar 27, 2009 2:47 am

Yeah, but there should be a file or something that controls it, probably having to do with Xorg and/or GNOME...
It takes a long while to load. It first runs compiz-fusion, I can hit ctrl-alt-lmouse and I can see the cube. Then it goes away.
I don't care about editing files with the terminal. I've been through that alot already.
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