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Old 06-20-2005, 03:26 PM   #1
donaldtalbert
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Switch from Gnome to KDE?


I use debian and my question is how do i switch to KDE from Gnome without messing my gui. up?

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Old 06-20-2005, 04:14 PM   #2
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Do you have both installed? I think you can choose which you want to boot in a desktop manager like kdm or gdm depending on what you use now or want to use now. I think you can simply change the session to the other in the login screen.

If you start from the commandline you can use:
"startx /usr/bin/startkde" and startx /usr/bin/startgnome" the last path might be a bit different but it starts with /usr/bin/start so your search is narrowed down to only a few options by then and then you can pick out the proper one yourself too
 
Old 06-20-2005, 04:49 PM   #3
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Alright thanks, but how do i make KDE the default for boot on grub?
 
Old 06-20-2005, 04:56 PM   #4
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Well you don't boot KDE from grub Grub loads your distro. Then it depends on how you set the distro up. It's easiest with a desktop manager. If you like kde you can install kdm. Kdm will automatically start a graphical login then.
 
Old 06-20-2005, 05:15 PM   #5
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thanks this is much better now. =)
 
  


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