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ok, i must be dumb. i installed enlightenment (newest version) and ran it by using the gnome desktop switcher. now, i am stuck in enlightenment. i don't want to be enlightened anymore, i want to go back to gnome, but i can't. everytime i reset, enlightenment runs again. how do i switch back. i know about switchdesk etc. but i don't want to install anything i just want gnome back.
also, i have no left click options and i followed the FAQ, but it's still not there. please help.
inside of /etc/sysconfig/desktop. gnome runs automatically when logged on as normal user, but when i run as root that is when enlightenment defaults. does this change what file i have to create or edit?
yeah, i can exit out of enlightenment, but it puts me back to the log in screen. if i log back in enlightenment starts again. i have no apps or anything in there (followed the manual even) - i can't even get online.
While in Enlightenment, try to open a terminal, console or shell (application where you get "mercutio@linux:~>" prompt). Type "gedit" to launch a gui gnome editor. Click the "Open" button, type .xinitrc (it's hidden, you might not see it) and finally click "Ok." Look at line where it begins with "exec" and replace it with "exec gnome-session"
i don't know what happened but when i got logged back on as root my left click otions worked. anyway, i opened a terminal and brought up switchdesk and got my gnome back.
i still would like to know how to be "in charge" of this .xinitrc file that i apparently don't have. do i need this for the future in case something like this happens again? where is the file that is storing this switchdesk setting anyway? can i use that?
i think u dont have the left-click (which is where u can exit enlightenment) is available to u, because u did not regenerate the menu when u first started E.
do a "ctrl-alt-end", and it will regenerate them. then ull have ur left click back.