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Old 05-20-2004, 06:44 AM   #1
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How can I change login manager?


I just installed SuSE 9.0 on a PC and I realised that it was using the xdm login manager by default. At the beggining I thought that s.thing was wrong with the kde or kdm installation-inisialisation but I tried to run kdm and it is working properly. My problem is that I don't know how to change the login manager to kdm as default. Any sugestions?
 
Old 05-20-2004, 06:51 AM   #2
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In debian I had installed both..first xdm then kdm,when I installed kdm I was querried as to which I wanted to use I chose kdm all is well..you could remove xdm and it should default to the only available...
 
Old 05-20-2004, 07:07 AM   #3
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Thanks for your answer. I don't know how can I remove xdm. Can you give me some details?
 
Old 06-19-2004, 05:06 AM   #4
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as root:

apt-get remove xdm

.. but actually, that might remove all of x-windows. So ya might not wanna do that ;-)

Last edited by webvandals; 06-19-2004 at 05:11 AM.
 
Old 06-19-2004, 06:48 AM   #5
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For this u can edit a script file named prefdm, i dont know whether this will be same in suse
but have done same in redhat & fedora many times.
first check out the file in /etc/X11/prefdm if it exists then u r done otherwise............
now open the file and go to section

"# Run preferred X display manager"
then replace the xdm with the kdm like "preferred=kdm"

this should solve when u reboot .
dont know if works on suse.
 
Old 06-19-2004, 06:53 AM   #6
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i think the config for display manager is somewhere is /etc/sysconfig

or u can use the yast configuration editor, find the entry and change the displaymanager to KDM
 
Old 06-19-2004, 10:13 AM   #7
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doesn't Yast has a session manager chooser, where you could switch to kdm??
 
  


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