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Old 02-13-2005, 04:39 PM   #1
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Add xfce4 to xdm


Hello there
I reinstalled gentoo and I used to use kde as dektop, but now I changed to xfce4, I now use xdm as loggin manager, but I can't start xfce4 from there, how can I do it ??
In the directory /etc/X11/Session there is only a file called Xsession and nothing else
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Old 02-13-2005, 09:06 PM   #2
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Code:
$ mv ~/.xsession ~/.xsession.old
$ cat > ~/.xsession
exec startxfce4
^D
$ chmod u+x ~/.xsession
$ exit
In short, add the line, exec startxfce4 to your .xsession file (replace or remove the old one if you used to start a different windowmanager). We save the old file in case there is some settings or information in it that you don't want to forget.
 
Old 02-17-2005, 03:23 PM   #3
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Hello there, I tried what you said but I still can't get it to work
 
Old 02-17-2005, 03:39 PM   #4
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Hey again, I just realized that when I log in as root xdm loads xfce4 but when I log in as a different user I get nothing
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