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Old 09-24-2003, 07:24 PM   #1
qwijibow
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how to make X use iceWM ???


Hey guys.

im using a graphical login screen, but wouldnt mind a text based login screen it its easyer.

but im getting lost in the mase of startup scripts.

i have redhat 9. which script is starting KDE ?
and is changing WM as simple as replacing exec kde with ecec icewm ???

thanX
 
Old 09-24-2003, 09:00 PM   #2
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if you want to go straight to console/text login change

/etc/inittab

to 3 instead of 5, like to

id:3:initdefault:


or to change your graphic desktop try


xwmconfig


in a sheel command line

Last edited by Looking_Lost; 09-24-2003 at 09:02 PM.
 
Old 09-26-2003, 11:11 PM   #3
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thanX sorted it out.

put exec icwm into ~/.xinitrc

set runlevel default to 3.

and put startx in my bash profile
 
  


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