Changing the underlying window manager (Kde 3.3.1 on debian)

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Fri Nov 26 16:06:07 GMT 2004

On Friday 26 November 2004 16:49, rec.sea at wrote:
> On Friday 26 Nov 2004 15:21, Kevin Krammer wrote:
> > Setting KDEWM appropriately before startkde runs.
> > Look for the comment close to KDEWM in /usr/bin/startkde
> This is what I did
> I set up
> KDEWM = /usr/bin/wmaker
> Nothing happened, it tried to start Kwin again.

Check if it is really set at the time ksmserver is started in startkde
For example writing the value to a file in tmp

echo KDEWM=$KDEWM >> /tmp/startkde.log


Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at>
Qt/KDE Developer, Debian User - German Unix/Linux programming forum - Qt programming forum
This message is from the kde mailing list.
Account management:
More info:

More information about the kde mailing list