Xfce on Xubuntu 8.10 how change to be Start-Desktop?

Heiner Gewiehs info at gewiehs.de
Sun Feb 22 17:37:11 CET 2009

Hi David,

David Mohr wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 8:34 AM, Heiner Gewiehs <info at gewiehs.de> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I've installed Xubuntu 8.10 to have Xfce as Desktop-Environment.
>> No KDE and
>> no Gnome!
>> I was happy because Xfce did so until I installed "Nautilus" and with it
>> some
>> Gnome applications.
>> From now Xfce starts completely but at once it changes to the Gnome-Desktop.
> I'm not sure what you mean by "it changing to the Gnome desktop", but
> my guess is maybe that nautilus took over your desktop?
Yes, so it did.
> You can open
> up a terminal and run the following command:
> "nautilus --quit ; sleep 2s; xfdesktop & disown" to get xfdesktop back
> on your desktop.
A Member of the Debian-Mailing-List gave me the hint, to install
the "gconf-editor" and to change the preference in /apps/nautilus/preference
in taking off the hook at "show_desktop".

Now XFCE is starting normally.

Many thanks

Heiner Gewiehs * Marketg-Fachkaufm.

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