I'm running Debian Squeeze and removed Metacity in favor of Mutter. How do I avoid having to run
mutter --replace each time I start Xorg (GNOME)?
Press Alt + F2 and enter
Another possible solution:
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Under Debian, if you want to change the window manager for all users, you can run (as root):
and select the window manager you want as the default. However, this might only work if you're not using a desktop environment (e.g. GNOME or KDE).
If you're using GNOME, you can tell it which window manager you want by putting the following in