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> On Thu, 25 Mar 1999, Kevin Forge wrote:
> > email@example.com wrote:
> > >
> > > -About the deskop: RedHat will use the following policy: if Gnome is
> > > installed then use Gnome else try KDE else standard X using FVWM95
> > > and click-to-focus as the default. I want to allow the user choosing
> > > GUI (ie Gnomen KDE or standard X) and in addition either WindowMaker
> > > or AfterStep as the WM in case the user chooses standard X. I have
> > > seen people being disappointed by FVWM95 because they hoped something
> > > different. What's your opinion abot this? And about keeping
> > > click-to-focus in the sake of failiarity with the poivy used in
should have been read " in the sake of familiarity with the policy
used in Windows"
> > > Windows?
> > When Indi is a release product it will do XDM by default.
> > Until then how can you get a menu going ?
> 15 minutes of dialog hacking and a "indyx" script that shows a dialog and
> then calls startx with the right .Xclients (or .xinitrc or whatever)?
I would prefer that when starting X the script tests for a file
listing a preferred user interface. If file exists and the interface
listed in is present then start it. If it is not then try KDE, Gnome
and classic X in that order. (KDE is more mature). Then have a menu
entry allowing to change default interface. I think he would have to
About window managers assumming the user had not selected KDE which
one do we choose as default: FVWM2 with 95 looks, WindowMaker or
AfterStep? Enlightenment will probably not be ready for prime time.
Jean Francois Martinez
Project Independence: Linux for the Masses
- Re: Needs
- From: Roberto Alsina <firstname.lastname@example.org>