Ben Edwards said:
> I am having a problem with gnome, every time I minimize or iconize a window
> it vanishes and I am left with a totally bland screen, can anybody help.
Yep -- use the Tasklist -- it's in the Applets menu. As far as I can see,
GNOME-compliant window managers let GNOME handle icon display -- which it
doesn't do by default until you start this! (This is one thing that the
gnome docs need to make clearer, I'll think I'll go file a bug ;)
Oh BTW -- go to www.helixcode.com and install the Helix Code GNOME
distribution on top of your RedHat -- it's really cool.
> Also can anybody recommend a good email client to be used with gnome?
Er, not yet ;) Evolution looks like it'll be good but for the time being,
the text-mode ones seem to be the most popular (ie. mutt really).
> Lastly has anybody got any recommendations for an X server for windows,
> from what I can gather using this arrangement seriously limits the windows
> manager you can use as they have to be ported to Win32. This is why I use
> vnc so I can use gnome.
Yep, search for "x-win414.exe" using ftpsearch; it's a demo version,
which'll run for 2 hours, then shut down. Not bad, but it uses Windows as
the win mgr though. The commercial version is $200 :(
For an out-and-out commercial X server, Hummingbird eXceed is apparently
good. It (and most of the other commercial ones BTW) will allow
full-screen use, so you can run the UNIX wm's inside a big full-screen
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