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when i single click icons it acts as if it were double click, to perform whatever appropriate action. how can i change this so that to execute folder/file/etc i need to dbl click not single click, which should just select the item...?
or side note:
iv been having trouble with linux, and am now back to using Suse.. my only problem with suse is that it uses kde which i dont like. how can i remove kde and install gnome for suse? someone told me that there is an option at the login manager to switch between the 2, but there is not. also, iv tried running the update and searching for 'gnome' and have selected all the results, but that doesnt work.
any tips on how to install gnome on suse i guess would be a better question
i dont know where kde is installed, i was never asked or shown the install path to it, during system install.
i did 'whereis kpersonalizer' and got no results. i did 'find / kpersonalizer' and got no results. i did 'whereis kde' and got these 3 folders:
kde: /usr/X11R6/bin/kde /usr/bin/X11/kde /usr/X11/bin/kde
i browsed to each of them with konqueror and looked for kpersonalizer but couldnt find it
i looked in the /opt/kde3/bin/ folder and theres lots of files, 246, i thought it looked promising.. but no 'kpersonalizer'.
when i first was looking how to do this, i did check control center but couldnt find. but i looked again, as same place i looked earlier, under peripherals > mouse, which is only logical. and did find it, i was just looking harder i guess.
alright, good stuff. thanks for your help and time.
only if i could get gnome! lol
also... iv tried updating software with yast, but it says the latest version, which i installed, of firefox, is 0.98 or something, not 1.0. i had this problem with ubuntu also. how can i configure yast, so it will see these newer updates of software? or.. for ex, i want to install gaim, and update firefox to 1.0. can i just download the files from their sites and make, make install, etc, or whatever the process is, and it wont cause problems?
well, your last question varies from distro to distro. For ones with package management, the packages will not always be the latest version out. As for installing from source, the method varies there also but with Suse you'll run into problems unless you have everything you need installed.
Sorry, I can't help you with Yast ( I've never actually used it) but head over to the Suse/Novell forum on this board. I'm sure you can find your answers there.