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Linux Troubleshooting FAQ Updated August 26th, 2003

How do I change to a different window manager?

Open the .xinitrc file in your home directory. If you don't have one create it. Add a line to execute the window manager. It must be the last line in the file.
exec wmaker
exec fluxbox
exec icewm

If after following the above procedure, GNOME or KDE still come up, the fix is here.

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