Change window manager

Constantine Evans constantine at
Thu Nov 9 22:51:05 UTC 2006

By the way, for future reference, "Default System Session" actually 
means "read the user's ~/.xsession and use that as the session". I have 
no idea why it is named in that way.

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.
> Sorry if this is a stupid question.
> Kind regards,
> Nancy
> Nancy Rudins    nrudins at
> Take a sad song and make it better.  (lennon/mccartney)

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