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Alternate Window Managers under Gnome 2.24

Posted on 2009-02-24 by Curt Sampson :: comments enabled

Most people think of “Gnome” as a monolithic entity including the window manager (metacity), file manager (nautilus, also responsible for the icons on the desktop), and menu bar (gnome-panel, which also displays the task bar and serves as a dock). However, these are all separate components, tied together by the session manager (gnome-session), and each can be replaced (or turned off) individually.


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