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Carlo Borelli cborelli at complanet.ath.cx
Sat Nov 9 08:57:55 PST 2002


Yeah, I've followed LFS & BLFS 4.0.
Exactly this:
http://telia.dl.sourceforge.net/sawmill/sawfish-1.1a-gtk2.tar.gz
I'll give a try to your suggestion, t.y.

On Sat, 2002-11-09 at 15:10, James Drabb wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 09, 2002 at 11:45:11AM +0100, Carlo Borelli wrote:
> > I've followed all BLFS instructions, compiled X with sawfish, mozilla,
> > etc. It run fine.
> > Why I can't get every window header movable and resizable ?
> > Every program running in a window has fixed size without opportunity of
> > iconize or raise.
> > TIA for suggestions
> 
> Are you using gnome2 with sawfish-2.0?  From my experience, sawfish-2.x
> is _very_ buggy.  I use metacity as the window manager for gnome2 and it
> is much nicer.  You can search freshmet.net for metacity to download it.
> If you install metacity, to switch from sawfish to metacity and make it
> your default wm, try this, open an xterm/gnome-term and type:
> 
> killall sawfish; sleep 3; metacity &
> 
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