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Old 11-10-2002, 04:26 PM   #1
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Cant get out of WindowMaker--HELP

Hi, I have RH 8 as a dual boot with WIN XP. I am brand new at this. I was looking around and figured I would look at Window Maker (I used switchdesk to get there)
It allowed me to change there. Now, I run switchdesk in WindowMaker and tried to change back to KDE, but when I restart X, it takes me back into Window Maker.

Someone please help. How do I get it to change back.

Old 11-10-2002, 04:55 PM   #2
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And, also, I can logout and login as root and I can access Gnome or KDE.
I logged in as root and deleted the user (myself) and then added the user back. Still the same problem exists.

Someone please help!!!
Old 11-11-2002, 12:03 PM   #3
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Do you have either of these files in your home directory?
.xinitrc or .Xsession-default (or something like that)

When you delete the user it doesn't remove their home directory (usually), so when you recreate a 'new' user with the same username, the old dir will be used, and so any preferences that were set will still be set.


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