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Old 04-17-2004, 06:55 PM   #1
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Switch default window manager?


I am using TurboLinux workstation 6.0...i know it really isn't that great...but its all i have right now....Okay here goes
I have both KDE and GNOME installed...it forced me to install GNOME which i do not like to be forced to do anything...anyways how do you switch teh default window manager to KDE? I think i need to do this from the command line because i see absolutely no way to do it in the workstation...
 
Old 04-17-2004, 07:00 PM   #2
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never used that distro, but try running xwmconfig from the command line.
thats how its done in slackware anyways.

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Old 04-17-2004, 08:10 PM   #3
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man Xsession

Read that and you and personalize your default window manager. Voila.
 
Old 04-17-2004, 10:03 PM   #4
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I'm not familar with TurboLinux but I know switchdesk (insert kde or GNOME here without parenthisis) works on certain distrobutions.
 
Old 04-18-2004, 09:07 PM   #5
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xwmconfig worked fine but only for root...how do i switch the default for all users? is there a way to start x with out starting a window manager?
 
Old 04-18-2004, 10:29 PM   #6
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remove your window manager, it will boot to console. After logging in, you will type 'startx'. thus you would have x without a windowmanger.
 
Old 04-18-2004, 10:46 PM   #7
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okay...but the entire point is to start the non default window manager...so why would i delete it?
 
  


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