Restarting XFCE desktop after a Gnome app changes it
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Fri Jun 17 17:43:51 CEST 2005
On Fri, 17 Jun 2005 13:48:27 +0200
Stefan Stuhr <xfceuserslist at sstuhr.dk> wrote:
> fre, 17 06 2005 kl. 12:49 +0200, skrev John Shane:
> > How do I restart the xfce desktop after a Gnome application has taken
> > over?
> > I've been poking around looking at some Gnome apps and discover
> > that sometimes they reset the desktop. The only way I've been able to get
> > the xfce desktop back is to quit xfce and log back in. I tried to run
> > xfdesktop (with and without &) from a terminal but it doesn't persist. As
> > soon as I close the terminal the Gnome desktop comes back. I also tried
> > "xfdesktop -reload" but again, as soon as I close the terminal the Gnome
> > desktop reaserts itself.
> > My apologies if the answer is in the manual. I read the section on the
> > desktop manager again and that's where I got the -reload idea. Thanks for
> > your help. John
> xfdesktop & disown
> in the terminal.
> And run Nautilus with --no-desktop as parameter, then it doesn't take
> over the desktop.
Ahhhh, that does the trick! Many thanks.
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