No window manager

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at
Tue Nov 15 07:13:08 CET 2005

Travis Crook wrote:
> Hi all,
> 	I am running Mandriva 2006.0 x86_64 and have xfce version 
> 4.2.2 installed.  At first it was working great!  I had everything 
> set the way I like it.  Now when I reboot my computer and login and 
> type startxfce4 I get a blue screen (default background?) and the 
> panel bar across the top.  Nothing else shows up.  I don't see my 
> taskbar at the bottom nor can I click on the background and have the 
> menu appear.  Any ideas on what I can do to return to normal?
> Thanks!

If you have window borders and can move windows, then you have xfwm4
running. But it seems that xfdesktop and xftaskbar4 are not running.
Just launch them from a terminal (with an &), then don't forget to save
your session when quitting.

Yves-Alexis Perez
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