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



On 4/2/06, Laurence Vanek <lvanek@charter.net> wrote:
> Didier Casse 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
> >
> > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> > (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.
> >
> Didier -
>
> attempting to switch desktops as you suggest (logged in a usr) I get:
>
> =======
> Red Hat Linux switchdesk 4.0
> Copyright (C) 1999-2004 Red Hat, Inc
> Redistributable under the terms of the GNU General Public License
> ERROR: Enlightenment is not installed on your machine! to install
> Enlightenment, please type
> yum install "enlightenment"
> =======
>
> I have /usr/local/bin in my path & I do have enlightenment installed.

Edit manually the ~/.Xclients-default and replace the actual WMPATH
(if any) with:

WMPATH="/usr/local/bin"

You have to ensure that you  ~/.Xclients point to ~/.Xclients-default.

--
With kind regards,
Didier.

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Didier F.B Casse
PhD candidate, Singapore Synchrotron Light Source (SSLS)
National University of Singapore.