/usr/share/xsessions and window manager

Ray Strode halfline at gmail.com
Tue Nov 19 18:55:27 UTC 2013


On Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 4:41 PM, Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com> wrote:
> fluxbox appears to provide both a session definition file and an
> application file:
> /usr/share/xsessions/fluxbox.desktop
> /usr/share/applications/fluxbox.desktop
I know in the past openbox has used gnome-session for startup.
gnome-session would need a desktop file in /usr/share/applications.

See for instance:


It could be that same sort of idea could be being used by or at least
be being cargo-culted into other window managers.


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