A global window manager environment variable
hp at redhat.com
Tue Apr 24 08:16:47 PDT 2007
nyu 2 wrote:
> It should be a trivial change in most DEs' startup scripts. Does anyone
> else think that this may be a good idea?
Config options don't belong in environment variables.
The way this at least used to work in gnome is that if you want another
WM, run it with --replace or -replace, then save session.
e.g. say you are running something else and you want to switch to metacity,
$ metacity --replace
If it wasn't done via the session, it would be done with e.g. a gconf key.
There is also just a control panel "Desktop Effects" that toggles
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