Can't get rid of Gnome Desktop

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at
Sun Mar 5 11:01:20 CET 2006

sofar wrote:
> On Sat, 4 Mar 2006 23:14:21 -0500, JoeHill <joehill at> wrote:
>> On Wed, 1 Mar 2006 01:11:01 -0500
>> JoeHill got an infinite number of monkeys to type out:
>>>> $ pkill -9 nautilus && xfdesktop &
>>> That did the trick, thanks!
>> Okay, I accidentally clicked on xffm in the menu, my desktop has gone
>> black,
>> and now this method to correct the problem does not work.
> afaicr XFFM contains some preliminary support for icons on the desktop as well. I have no clue if this might interfere with xfdesktop. Perhaps Eddscott can enlighten this so we can make a FAQ entry about this too.

It's definitely more than preliminary; as it's fully functionnal. xffm 
maps its own fake root window just like xfdesktop.

Simply quit xfce w/out saving the session.


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