Re: [Sawfish] preferred way to install on "recent" linux distro

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I'm not sure if Sawfish will work Gnome3, Gnome3 is not exactly that 
classic-WM-friendly type of environment. Though, you could try.

For Sawfish I'd either suggest a "pure" Sawfish session, Xfce or Mate. Sawfish 
works very good with Xfce and Mate, I had the former running for some time and 
the later now as my main environment.
Getting it to run with Xfce is a little bit tricky, as you need to write a 
custom .xinitrc to launch Xfce with Sawfish. With Mate it's easier, as you just 
need to replace a value in the Mate-Conf 
(/desktop/mate/session/required-components I think).

On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 09:44:08PM +0200, Daniel Fetchinson wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Recent linux distros typically come with gnome 3 (unfortunately).
> If I'd like to have sawfish how would I go about it? Install gnome 2
> alongside with gnome 3?
> Will that work?
> Or should I install MATE which is a gnome 2 fork?
> If anyone managed to get sawfish on fedora 16 or fedora 17 I'd be
> happy to hear your story!
> Cheers,
> Daniel
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