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Old 01-24-2005, 07:21 PM   #1
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KDE or Gnome?


How do I know which one I am using? And how can you switch between the two?
 
Old 01-24-2005, 07:27 PM   #2
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Cool

Where windows has a "start" button in the lower left corner, KDE has a button with a "K" on it.
Many distributions will let you switch between the X window managers in the login process.

On debian distributions you can install kde or gnome by doing a:
sudo apt-get install kde
or
sudo apt-get install gnome
 
Old 01-24-2005, 07:28 PM   #3
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Usually KDE has a K with a Cog for the main menu where GNOME has a foot.

Also KDE has a Control Center, and a lot of the apps names begin with K.
Gnome has GConf, and a lot of the apps names begin with G.
 
Old 01-24-2005, 07:44 PM   #4
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Well I chose to install both KDE and Gnome during the install setup process of Fedora. Actually I'm not sure which I am using, because I have neither the foot or the K. I'm using whatever the default is for Fedora. I have my start menu at the top with a small 'redhat' next to the Applications menu. Which one is this?
 
Old 01-24-2005, 08:03 PM   #5
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I think RehHat/Fedora defaults to Gnome.
 
Old 01-24-2005, 08:06 PM   #6
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The default for Fedora is Gnome but KDE is installed if someone wants to switch over.
 
Old 01-24-2005, 10:26 PM   #7
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Ok, so I figured out how to get into KDE. When you get to the login screen you can go to Sessions and change it to KDE. But how can I default to KDE? On reboot it goes back to Gnome.
 
Old 01-25-2005, 01:31 AM   #8
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I figured out how to do it. You have to edit /etc/sysconfig/desktop and change it from GNOME to KDE.
 
  


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