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Old 02-11-2004, 10:59 AM   #1
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Updated KDE 3.2 Now blank screen

I am using Fedora Core 1 and updated KDE to 3.2 All was well till I decided to switch to Gnome and the screen went black. I would like to try to set my default back to KDE and work from there. Where do I set that? Also logging in from vnc gives me the same blank screen. Thoughts?
Old 02-11-2004, 11:46 AM   #2
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To switch it back
login into your account in run level 3, or just wait till its booted and you see the blank screen then hit alt+cntrl+f2 (f3,f4,f5,or f6 any of those. f7 is for your X11 screen)
once your logged into your shell type 'switchdesk kde'.

As for why gnome gives you a blank screen i have no idea, assuming maybe it wasnt installed or not installed correctly when you ran the install disc.
Old 02-11-2004, 05:13 PM   #3
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Well, that got my KDE back, thanks. When I first boot up though my logon screen is gone. I can get in thru vnc to my KDE desktop and it seems ok. Anything at the console is just a black screen with the mouse in the middle. Any other ideas?


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