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Old 08-18-2011, 07:10 AM   #1
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switch gnome to kde at scientific linux 6


How to switch gnome to kde at scientific linux 6 x86?

I wrote file "/etc/sysconfig/desktop" with "DISPLAYMANAGER="KDE"".

But Gnome is still booted.

Any helpful comment would be appreciated.
 
Old 08-18-2011, 02:15 PM   #2
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Log out and have a mooch about at the bottom of the login screen. There are usually controls there that allow for selection of the Window manager.
 
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Old 08-18-2011, 02:26 PM   #3
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There are usually controls there that allow for selection of the Window manager.
The "Menu" for selecting a Desktop (Gnome, KDE) will appear,
when you have selected a user in the 'login window'.
 
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Old 08-18-2011, 02:36 PM   #4
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For the record, your choice of desktop is recorded in $HOME/.dmrc

Creating your own configuration files is seldom successful: if your distro doesn't have /etc/sysconfig/desktop, why should it look for it?
 
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Old 08-18-2011, 08:02 PM   #5
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For the record, your choice of desktop is recorded in $HOME/.dmrc

Creating your own configuration files is seldom successful: if your distro doesn't have /etc/sysconfig/desktop, why should it look for it?
I couldn't find "$HOME/.dmrc" at "cd ~" and "ls -al".

Should I make this file?


salparadise and knudfl/

Also I couldn't find "login" menu as shown in the picture.
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Old 08-19-2011, 02:02 AM   #6
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Just follow knudfl's advice and that should work.
 
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