N/APosted on - 08/01/2013
I am wondering if it's possible to running two window managers simultaneously, as in different sessions?
How would I start them?
Assuming you can run two window managers at the same time, are there any serious problems with memory sharing?
Thanks a lot in advance for this everyone.
How would I go about running two window managers at once?
Dear Tony, hope you are well. You are easily able to run multiple windows manager simultaneously.
In this tutorial, I am going to tell you this technique on Ubuntu. But other Linux distributions should also work like this.
1. Run the following command for installing “xnest” and “xterm”
sudo apt-get install xnest xterm
2. Then run the following command:
Xnest :1 –ac &
“:1” specifies virtual display number. The more number, the more windows manager.
3. Export the display and start xterm:
4. Type this command to start a windows manager. For example, if you wish to start “icewm”,