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Old 10-23-2003, 07:25 AM   #1
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Booting into KDE


I installed Mandrake 9.1 a few days ago with no major problems (I had to install it a few times to get ti right). The first time I installed it I chose KDE which didnt work, so the second time I installed it I chose GNOME to avoid the same problem and it worked perfectly (exept for the fact that the mouse doesnt always work when I use GNOME). I switched to KDE but it just goes back to GNOME when I reboot.
Is there any way I can make it go to KDE automatically?

 
Old 10-23-2003, 09:26 AM   #2
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do an xwmconfig in your console and choose kde should work
 
Old 10-24-2003, 03:43 AM   #3
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What does that do?
 
Old 10-24-2003, 04:12 AM   #4
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Hmm.. man xwmconfig would be a good place to start.

If you have enough time to ask a question, you have enough time to look for the answer first...

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Old 10-24-2003, 04:48 AM   #5
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I thought this was the place to find the answers.
 
Old 10-24-2003, 04:54 AM   #6
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People get bored of telling you answers that you can easily find yourself. It is a waste of time for everybody, especially you because you will become dependent on people finding all the answers for you. Try to become able to answer your own questions, ie. search xwmconfig in the web, in man files, in info file before you post another question asking what it is. Thanks

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Old 10-24-2003, 05:15 AM   #7
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I installed Mandrake on Monday for the 1st time ever, and I have no idea what to even look for otherwise I would have tried to find it myself, which I always do. While I was looking for answers to other question (which I have managed to figure out myself) I found this website and thought I'd ask a few newbie questions (which I am and I did).
 
Old 10-24-2003, 05:25 AM   #8
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Originally posted by kokaine
I installed Mandrake on Monday for the 1st time ever, and I have no idea what to even look for otherwise I would have tried to find it myself, which I always do. While I was looking for answers to other question (which I have managed to figure out myself) I found this website and thought I'd ask a few newbie questions (which I am and I did).

I don't understand, you find the answers and decide to ask a few newbie questions? I would suggest if you just installed 4 days ago and it's your first linux experience that you at least read a book or two on linux, if not take a class(almost all community colleges offer a unix/linux course). Good luck on your future ventures as I was trying to make your posting experience here as productive for you, while being less annoying to others.

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Old 10-27-2003, 03:19 AM   #9
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With all this I still dont know what to do. I'll just find an answer somewhere else.
 
Old 10-27-2003, 09:30 AM   #10
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Re: Booting into KDE

Quote:
Originally posted by kokaine
...Is there any way I can make it go to KDE automatically?...
Yes, in linux there always is . Don't be offended by jsmith22046, it is his opinion.

Now, I come from KDE, so I can only guess and give you hints / analogies. In the KDE login panel (kdm), there is a drop-down menu which lets you choose the GUI during login. (Same in GNOME / (gdm) ?). If so, there is also either the possibility to tick a button [make choice of GUI permanent] or, during logout you can save the settings to later come back to the then GUI of your (last) choice.

Just look for something similar in GNOME. Good luck.
 
Old 10-28-2003, 04:08 AM   #11
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Thanx I'll try that.
 
  


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