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Old 07-06-2005, 08:19 AM   #1
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Changing Desktop?


I just did a full install of FC4 which inculded KDE and Gnome, just wondering how do you change from using KDE to Gnome?

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Old 07-06-2005, 08:21 AM   #2
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if u log out, back to the login screen, there is a button named 'session' at the bottom of the screen. Click it and choose the desktop u wud like to load. It will also ask u (when u log in), if u wud like to set it as ur default, choose whatever u wish.
 
Old 07-06-2005, 08:22 AM   #3
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On boot, do you have a graphical login screen? There should be a button saying "Session" or something similar and you can choose between KDE and GNOME there.
 
Old 07-06-2005, 08:23 AM   #4
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Thanks that was easier to do than I expected ha ha!

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Old 07-08-2005, 08:24 AM   #5
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Hi,

I've just installed Fedora Core 3 yesterday. (btw, the installation was flawless Fedora recognized everything... and my PC is quite old )

I was wondering how can I install Fluxbox and make it my default 'desktop' ?

Is there a .conf file that I can update (to include Fluxbox) ?



thanks in advance,

Last edited by karhu; 07-08-2005 at 08:25 AM.
 
Old 07-08-2005, 10:37 AM   #6
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The way i did it was to add the yum.conf the unnoficial fedora faq and do

yum install fluxbox.

then you can login to it by choosing it from the session at login, i never found how to make it default in FC3 but FC4 prompts if you want it to be.

once it's installed you can edit

~/.fluxbox/menu to change the right click menu

~/.fluxbox/startup to edit what starts when fluxbox does.

as for the look, you can download premade themes (just use google), open the theme in a text editor and customise how you want
 
Old 07-08-2005, 12:28 PM   #7
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Hey try running the program switchdesk and that will help you out from changing to each different desktop.
 
  


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