Change window manager

David Hart ubuntu at
Thu Nov 9 18:22:19 UTC 2006

On Thu, Nov 09, 2006 at 11:50:43AM -0600, Nancy Rudins wrote:
> I tried the man pages and the wiki but I can't seem to find how
> to change window managers on the login screen.  I've installed
> fluxbox and I'd like to have it listed as a login option.
> I have the fluxbox directory in /etc/X11 and the startup 
> script in /usr/share/xsessions/fluxbox.desktop.  I just
> can't seem to get anything but gnome.

Assuming you're using the standard gdm login:

	In the bottom left corner click "Options"
	From the popup menu select "Select Session"
	Choose your session from the Session Dialog

David Hart <ubuntu at>

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