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Old 07-07-2002, 06:19 AM   #1
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default environment


how do i set kde to be my default environment instead of gnome??? i'm running rh 6.2 and also is there any other environments out there i can test out???

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Old 07-07-2002, 06:49 AM   #2
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anyone.....please?
 
Old 07-07-2002, 07:02 AM   #3
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hey that's 30 minutes..... give people a chance to reply.

y'know i was about to tell you but now i won't! :-p i'm sure masterc will have a stab at it before long tho
 
Old 07-07-2002, 07:03 AM   #4
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lol....sorry....masterC usually answers all my questions in like 2seconds of me posting lol
 
Old 07-07-2002, 07:17 AM   #5
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well how about i tell you the RIGHT way to do it then... seeing as you appologised

redhat uses switchdesk to change the default WM, run it in a console and it *SHOULD* give you options to pick a new default.

if you want tho you can do it manually... assuming redhat is still set up correctly, you will have a file called .Xclients and one called .Xclients-default on your home directory, it's in the -default file that there should be the line which defines what to load. not really sure what the .Xcleints file is there for as all that does is run -default if it exists
 
Old 07-07-2002, 07:25 AM   #6
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ok i'll try that thanks for your help....keep in mind....i'm 14 (had my birthday on may 11th )
 
Old 07-07-2002, 07:52 AM   #7
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he he he, I see, I give bad info is what you are saying... he he he No I have no formal degree nor am I any computer guru, most of the advice I give is from what I have experienced or read on here. I don't have a book (as you pointed out elsewhere) so I can't even check what I suggest against that. So I guess I will go on giving mediocre advice and hoping it works for some people. Too bad I am not an educated man like yourself Acid.
 
Old 07-07-2002, 07:54 AM   #8
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Oh, and I did read this one, but didn't answer... Why? Because I didn't know. If no one would have helped him, I would have researched it eventually, give what I had found, and maybe it would have helped, if not someone would have at least seen what I had mistaken and fixed it.
 
Old 07-07-2002, 02:26 PM   #9
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I think it's just fine to give advice and/or ideas no matter what skill level a person is. You have to learn somewhere and if you don't have a set of books sitting on yer desk, then (polite ) correction is where you are going to get the bulk of your knowledge. There is always more than one way to do things also, so i'd assume one persons way isn't always "the" way to do it.
 
Old 07-08-2002, 11:59 AM   #10
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didn't mean to sound offensive, didn't read like it to me. oh well. In terms of education, i've certainly learnt nothing about all this from a degree, that's toatally irrelevant. any knowledge i pass on here is from my own experience. That's all you need really, just experience. Some people tend to answer before they can be of great use, but then i know that i do it too on other questions, when people pick me up. quite right too. Guessing solutions can often be very dangerous though. a new user will naturaly assume that anyone who tells them advice is teling them because they know, not because it might help, maybe.

anyway... time for tea...
 
  


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