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Old 04-27-2003, 07:15 PM   #1
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changing GDM, xinit, etc.


How do you add entries to GDM? I tried looking through the gdm.conf, google.

Before I started using GDM, when I would type "startx" GNOME would start. And when I typed "xinit", X would start and give me just a Cli.

Now when I type startx, GDM starts (not a problem), but when I type xinit, GNOME starts. I want to know how to stop GNOME from starting when I type xinit, because I like to just load X, and then type in a WM command (fluxbox, windowmaker,etc)


Also, how do I change the default desktop environment when I startx.
 
Old 04-27-2003, 08:10 PM   #2
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To determine the client to run, startx first looks for a file called .xinitrc in the user's home directory.

http://www.xfree86.org/4.3.0/startx.1.html
 
Old 04-27-2003, 09:53 PM   #3
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Thanks, ill dig through that.
 
  


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