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Old 11-24-2004, 12:23 PM   #1
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choosing x-windows


i am using redhat 9.0, and i change the runlevel to 3. when i need to run x-windows i am using startx command to start x. the proglem is when i using startx redhat run default run KDE, however i want to use GNOME and i don't want to change to runlevel 5, can does anybody know how to solve this problem??
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Old 11-24-2004, 12:24 PM   #2
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use xwmconfig
 
Old 11-24-2004, 12:59 PM   #3
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In the .xinitrc file in your home directory have the line:
exec gnome-session

and comment out (add a # in front) the line:
exec startkde
 
Old 11-24-2004, 02:07 PM   #4
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when you are in runlevel 3 you can type startkde and it will go straight to it
or you can login as root, type gdm or kdm, and get a graphical login which will allow you to select a desktop environment
 
Old 11-24-2004, 02:43 PM   #5
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hi guys! i was having the same prob, i didnt know how to change the GDE (graphic desktop environment) does xwmconfig also work with SuSE 9.2? im not at home right now, so i cant try it. thx!
 
Old 11-24-2004, 05:17 PM   #6
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however i try to use xwmconfig and startkde, but the bash shell tell me there is no suck commander in there/
 
Old 11-24-2004, 08:13 PM   #7
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look in /usr/X11R6/bin
 
Old 11-25-2004, 09:01 AM   #8
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still not have in there? or because my XFree is too old , but i using redhat9.0
 
Old 11-25-2004, 02:28 PM   #9
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If the command startkde is not found, then you don't have kde installed. If xwmconfig is not found then just follow the instructions I originally posted.
 
  


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