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Old 02-16-2008, 08:53 AM   #1
mandrak
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problem with default window manager


My mandriva 2008 system froze, and when I rebooted I found I have lost the graphical log in screen that let me change session type from KDE 3.5 to KDE 4, etc. I am now stuck in KDE 4 when I startx from the command line.

What file do I edit to change my default window manager back to KDE 3.5?

KDE 4 was just on there to look at it, and its pretty useless. It also has no access to my 3.5 desktop, etc.

thanks!
 
Old 02-16-2008, 11:26 AM   #2
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What is the output of doing
Code:
grep initdefault /etc/inittab
Also as root, what happens when you run the command
Code:
/etc/init.d/xdm start
 
  


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