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Old 07-08-2004, 12:23 AM   #1
Slider847
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How do I go about changing my window system in slackware 10?


Whenever I use startx, it just starts KDE. I would like to try out gnome. How do I change it so it starts Gnome or whatever I want?

I get the feeling that this is a very stupid question....
 
Old 07-08-2004, 12:30 AM   #2
Jose Muņiz
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When you get to runlevel 4

Code:
 
init 4
Either gdm or kdm will start. Or you can also type "kdm" or "gdm" in the console and then you'll be able to choose from a list of possibilities.
 
Old 07-08-2004, 12:35 AM   #3
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Thank you for the prompt reply.
 
Old 07-08-2004, 01:38 AM   #4
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as root run "xwmconfig"
 
Old 07-08-2004, 02:48 AM   #5
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Or,

Go to /etc/X11/xinit and do rm xinitrc. Then do ln -s xinitrc.gnome xinitrc.

This will remove the sym link xinitrc wich is linked to xinit.kde wich is the xinitrc that starts kde and replace it by a sym link to the xinitrc that starts gnome.
 
  


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