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Old 06-14-2005, 02:09 AM   #1
twistedrhymes
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changing gui from cli


so.... i was experiementing (as everyone first did when they got linux working) and i was checking out the different gui's (gnome, kde, and theres anorther one.. twm... i was just wondering how the hell i get out of it and get back to kde or gnome (which seems to run faster then everyone's beloved kde)

any help? suggestions?
 
Old 06-14-2005, 02:11 AM   #2
twistedrhymes
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got it
i just went to exit and changed the default session at login!

BUT

i'm a cli noob so i'd like to know where all the config files are kept in linux? just so i can rumage and break stuff
 
Old 06-14-2005, 02:18 AM   #3
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This should start you on your way to your path of destruction:
http://www.pathname.com/fhs/pub/fhs-2.3.html

KC
 
Old 06-14-2005, 02:44 AM   #4
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The way I adjust my WM/DE is by a file called ~/.xinitrc

For an explanation, see this page.
 
  


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