[sclug] Redhat 9 desktop config problem

Ian Michell ian.michell at hanzi.co.uk
Thu Dec 18 13:49:35 UTC 2003

James Fidell wrote:

>On my RH7.3 desktop box, I'm running Gnome/Sawfish and have the desktop
>configured to have a single workspace with a 10x2 virtual desktop.  This
>means that if I move the mouse pointer off the sides of the display, it
>flips to the adjoining virtual desktop.
>In RH9, again using Gnome and Sawfish, I can configure multiple workspaces,
>but it doesn't appear to be possible to flip between them this way.  The
>virtual desktop configuration options seem to have disappeared from the
>Sawfish configuration tool.
>Anyone know how to make get this to work the way I want?  Changing window
>managers may be an option if it's the only way forward, though I'm half-
>tempted to go back to fvwm.  The point'n'drool interface RedHat think is
>so great in RH9 just gets in my way.  If I wanted something aimed at
>clueless Windows users, I'd use Windows.
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Personally I would just use WindowMaker :) or FluxBox for that kind of 
thing ;)

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