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Metacity or Gnome Window Manager is broken

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http://forums.fedoraforum.org – This is a good one and extra kudos to anyone who can help me resolve it: On a whim I installed an alternative Window manager for my Fedora 12 install called Enlightenment (http://www.enlightenment.org/) from here: http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/e...6.rpm?download I logged out of my Gnome session and logged in using e16 which is the window manager. I thought it was awful. I logged out, and logged back in under Gnome. Then I uninstalled the package using: # rpm -e <packagename> I then logged back out and even attempted to reboot my machine and whenever I log into my normal desktop now, the windows surrounding applications are gone. For example the window border that contains the ability to drag the window or minimize, maximize and close are gone. I figured out a very undesirable workaround by adding the command "metacity --replace" to my startup applications. I am wondering if anyone can help me get the system (Metacity and/or whatever the gnome window manager is) back to working order. Thoughts? Do you need more info? (HowTos)