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Old 01-05-2004, 11:42 AM   #1
nub47
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WMs from the console


How would i start different WMs from the console. An example would be, typeing 'startkde' would start both XFree86 and KDE. By default on my machine, KDE starts when i run 'startx'. I just removed gdm for other reasons, so how would i change the default WM for startx. Or, what commands can i use to start different WMs, such as:
Gnome
Blackbox
IceWM
while in console. Thank you in advance
 
Old 01-05-2004, 12:07 PM   #2
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