Re: [dev] [dwm] Running dwm in KDE

From: Martin Miller <witsquash_AT_lavabit.com>
Date: Mon, 20 May 2013 18:53:34 -0500

On Thu, May 16, 2013 at 10:54:05AM -0500, Martin Miller wrote:
> On Thu, May 16, 2013 at 01:53:46AM +0200, Hugues Moretto-Viry wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Did you try with kwin?
> I thought I looked for that process, I'll check again.
>
> On Thu, May 16, 2013 at 07:48:32AM +0100, RaphaŽl Proust wrote:
> > This is for xmonad, but it might also work for dwm:
> > http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Xmonad/Using_xmonad_in_KDE#Make_xmonad_your_window_manager_in_KDE
> >
> > TL;DR export KDEWM=/path/to/dwm
> That looks like a better solution than my `pkill ... && dwm` method. I'll
> try it when I'm at work.
>
Kwin isn't running and setting KDEWM didn't help. Then I noticed that
gdm was running, so I guess this system is a combo of Gnome and KDE.
I spent a little time unsuccessfully configuring gdm from the settings
panel. Ultimately what worked well enough was:
kwin --replace && pkill -9 kwin && dwm &

-- 
Martin Miller
witsquash.com
Received on Tue May 21 2013 - 01:53:34 CEST

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