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Re: [E-devel] FC5 & X.org X11R7 with entrance



On 4/1/06, Didier Casse <didier.casse@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/2/06, Laurence Vanek <lvanek@charter.net> wrote:
>
> > Didier -
> >
> > so would it be correct to assume you are bypassing entrance & starting
> > englightenment from gdm?
>
> Yeps directly from GDM.
>
> >
> > On my FC5 install the switch desktop tool doesnt do the job for
> > enlightenment, although it seems to see it.
> >
> > I would imagine that moving the pieces of X around in xorg 7 (moving it
> > to to /usr/bin) will screw up more than several things.
> >
>
> just type:
>
> switchdesk enlightenment
>
> assuming that you have the package:
> switchdesk-4.0.8-4 installed.
>
> It should work. Or else edit the files ~/.Xclients and
> ~/.Xclients-default manually. You should
> alter the WMPATH to /usr/local in your case. :)
>
> (didier@zeus:~)$ cat ~/.Xclients-default
> #!/bin/bash
> # (c) 2000 Red Hat, Inc.
>
>
> WM="enlightenment"
> WMPATH="/usr/bin /usr/X11R6/bin /usr/local/bin"
>
> for p in $WMPATH ; do
>    [ -x $p/$WM ] && exec $p/$WM
> done
>
> exit 1

My first thought when seeing this script was that it might run more
than one copy of enlightenment if it is installed in both places, or
if there are some strange symlinks that make the two paths equivalent.
Breaking the loop after the exec might be prudent.

> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> (didier@zeus:~)$ cat ~/.Xclients
> #! /bin/bash
>
> # Created by Red Hat Desktop Switcher
>
> if [ -e "$HOME/.Xclients-$HOSTNAME$DISPLAY" ]; then
>     exec $HOME/.Xclients-$HOSTNAME$DISPLAY
> else
>     exec $HOME/.Xclients-default
> fi
>
> --
> With kind regards,
> Didier.
>
> ------------
> Yum/apt repository for DR17/EFL: http://sps.nus.edu.sg/~didierbe
>
> Didier F.B Casse
> PhD candidate, Singapore Synchrotron Light Source (SSLS)
> National University of Singapore.
>
>
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