Install location for WM's

Dieter Schmitz dieter.schmitz at uni.de
Thu Aug 8 14:05:31 PDT 2002


Hi,

> Where is the default installation area for window managers.  They seem to 
> default to /usr/local (which we move to /usr), but I'm tending to treat 
> them like KDE and Gnome and install them in /opt.  I would like to solicit 
> opinions and get a ruling from Mark.

IHMO windowmanager are X stuff and should be installed in /usr/X11R6.
AFAIK KDE/GNOME big optional packages with a lot of own libarys so it
should be installed in /opt.

Best Regards
Dieter
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