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Old 08-04-2003, 08:15 PM   #1
penguinview
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choosing GUI


I was using Mandrake and formated and when to Redhat 9.1 (just for a change). My probem is that I prefere KDE over Gnome. Somehow Gnome became my default GUI. How do I change it to use KDE instead?

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Old 08-04-2003, 08:24 PM   #2
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Isn't it listed in the Gnome Control Center in the window manager? If you can't find it, open an x terminal and try typing:

switchdesk kde
 
Old 08-04-2003, 08:32 PM   #3
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Not sure if red hat 9 is like red hat 8, but on red hat 8, at the login screen, there is a selection called 'Session' at the bottom of the screen. That's where you can select gnome or kde or windowmaker, etc. Once selected, a dialogue pops up and asks if you want to make that the default.

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Old 08-04-2003, 09:40 PM   #4
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before you ,login with X,there is a "Session" on the bottom of the screen. It contain sevel choice of gui(in clude kde), select kde and login.
 
  


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