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Old 06-13-2004, 05:59 PM   #1
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Autologin into

Hey guys!

I installed Fedora Core 1 and I would like to set up autologin into KDE desktop.

I made KDE as the default desktop (using switchdesk KDE) and had no problems logging into KDE using the display manager.

I then used gdmsetup to set up automatic login. Now, everytime it logs in automatically, it keeps going into Gnome. I then disabled autologin, and type in usr/pswd at the display manager and loads up to KDE desktop just fine.

I looked into other threads and tried modifying files (i.e. setting anything I could to KDE instead of Gnome).

What am I missing??? All I want it to do is autologin into KDE but keeps going into Gnome.

Thank you much!

Old 06-13-2004, 07:05 PM   #2
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hi vacman, welcome to lq. have you tried running kdmconfig or xdmconfig to overwrite your existing profile? another thing to check would be


hope that helps.
good luck.


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