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Tue Oct 2 08:14:12 UTC 2007
Mark Fraser wrote:
> On Tuesday 02 October 2007 09:01:22 Mark Fraser wrote:
>> On Tuesday 02 October 2007 07:38:49 Terence Simpson wrote:
>>> Mark Fraser wrote:
>>>> A couple of things leading on from this:
>>>> 1) My default mail software at the moment is Kmail, if I wanted Firefox
>>>> to open mailto: links in Kmail would I just change mozilla-thunderbird
>>>> above to kmail?
>>>> 2) I thought I'd have a look to see what else I could configure this
>>>> way and came across sudo update-alternatives --config x-window-manager,
>>>> imagine my surprise when I found it was defaulted to metacity. Is this
>>>> what it should be for Kubuntu, if not why is it set as that on mine?
>>> That's not the default for KDE, it should be set to kwin. That being
>>> said the script that starts KDE when you login starts kwin directly
>>> anyway (or it should).
>>> Easy way to check, press Ctrl-Esc (or KMenu > KSysGuard > Processes tab)
>>> and see if kwin or matacity is running.
>> I've changed it now and Kwin is running, but what would have caused
>> metacity to become the default and what would have installed it?
> Just found the 3 installed metacity packages in Adept Manager and selecting
> them from removal doesn't hilight anything else in 'Preview Changes'. So is
> it OK to uninstall metacity?
Sure, remove it if you aren't using it.
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