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Old 07-04-2002, 04:12 PM   #1
Tayste_2000
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What are the differences in like KDE, Gnome and all the others are there programs that will only run in kde?

Is there any way to have different GUI's for different user?

Where can I get some decent screen shots of different distro's with different gui's?
 
Old 07-04-2002, 04:44 PM   #2
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When you have kde and gnome libraries installed, every program can run (kde program in gnome, etc).
Yes, if you're using graphical login, there should be choice of window manager. if you're using text login, create .xinitrc file in users' homes and write something like "startkde" or "startgnome" inside (without ").
To get screenshots it's a good idea to visit every window manager site. Or you can look at themes.org . It's a site with themes, but there are different wms screenshots.
 
Old 07-04-2002, 04:58 PM   #3
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What are the differences in like KDE, Gnome and all the others are there programs that will only run in kde?
The differences are too numerous to mention. Few programs need a particular environment running, just that its libraries are installed. A few applications run in the "system tray" and they sometimes do need the environment running.

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Is there any way to have different GUI's for different user?
Yes, how you do this depends on the method used to login. KDM and GDM (the two most common graphical login programs) let you have a drop down menu. From a console or xdm (or login.app) login you can write a startup script. e.g. My startup script: http://david.us-lot.org/linux-config.php

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Where can I get some decent screen shots of different distro's with different gui's?
Distros all look the same once you have customised it to your liking. More screenshots can be found at http://www.themes.org/ and my own page: http://david.us-lot.org/linux-screen.php

Last edited by dorward; 07-04-2002 at 05:00 PM.
 
Old 08-03-2002, 07:52 AM   #4
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just some tests!

Last edited by Cubiq; 08-03-2002 at 07:59 AM.
 
  


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