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Old 04-18-2004, 06:33 AM   #1
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how change xdm to gdm


hi people ..
how to change xdm to gdm in suse 9 ..
 
Old 04-18-2004, 04:09 PM   #2
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There must be a line in the /etc/inittab which starts the graphical login manager.

In my system the said line is

x:5:respawn:/etc/X11/prefdm -nodaemon

Here in my system the file 'prefdm' is a shell script which starts the prefered display manager.

U may check that script (if urs is also similar). U will surely find something useful there.

I also feel, i could start the display manager without using that script. If i change that line like
the following it should work also; but not sure

x:5:respawn:/usr/X11R6/bin/gdm
[ i think my gdm path is that]
 
  


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