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Ive installed the Mandrake 9.1 RPM's, the first 4 that are on the list here, but when I boot, I cant select XFce from the menu of desktops. Did I do something wrong, because the RPM's went in just fine with no errors. Is it possible that I missed something that I needed as well?
Originally posted by Kramer Ive installed the Mandrake 9.1 RPM's, the first 4 that are on the list here, but when I boot, I cant select XFce from the menu of desktops. Did I do something wrong, because the RPM's went in just fine with no errors. Is it possible that I missed something that I needed as well?
Of if you provide what GUI login manager your using like GDM or KDM, etc, someone might be able to tell you how to add XFce to your selection to start from, etc.
Distribution: Onebase 2004-r2 | Updated through 6-10-04
if you use kde, kdm is probably installed.
quote:Adding an XFce4 entry to KDM
1. Create a file /etc/X11/wmsession.d/19xfce4 (1-18 are reserved by Mandrake; start with 19 and keep going up if need be) containing:
DESC=The bleeding edge
2. Copy the startup script to /usr/bin/startxfce4
3. Edit /usr/share/config/kdm/kdmrc and add XFce4 to the list of SessionTypes. This is case-sensitive and needs to be the same as NAME above.
Ill give that a try. Lots of times the kicker is about halfway up the screen and the resolution is too high. Also, is there any way I can boot into that automatically? I did what the website said, but it still boots into KDE by autologin, even after I told it not to, and when I log out, Xfce isnt one of the options for Window Managers.
Ok, so I finally got XFce onto the KDM menu, but now I cant get into any of my window managers. Not XFce, KDE, anything. When I get a shell, I type 'startxfce4' and it just sits there. Any suggestions?