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Old 05-20-2004, 01:40 AM   #1
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Question kde 3.2: how to configure kdm to default to kde?

after upgrading to kde 3.2 in debian unstable default session type gets lost
and kdm does not load kde unless a user first manually select kde in session
type menu. second login is fine, kdm uses previous session type, but on first
login if a user does not select kde but tries to login kdm just restarts. how
can i deal with that? i think if i could just set kdm to default to kde that would
be fine, but i don/t know where the setting goes. i looked at /etc/kde3/kdm/kdmrc
but did not find it there.
thanks for help

Old 05-20-2004, 07:37 AM   #2
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check control center>session manager
Old 05-20-2004, 06:18 PM   #3
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Create/edit ~/.xsession and add the line:
exec startkde

or if i remember correctly from the terminal:

#update-alternatives --auto x-session-manager

try that, i use Fluxbox, it's simpler:

exec fluxbox


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