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Old 12-01-2005, 11:01 PM   #1
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KDM GUI choice configuration


How can I change what GUI's are listed as options in KDM? I have looked in the kdmrc file but can't find anywhere to specify which GUI's are listed.
 
Old 12-02-2005, 02:18 AM   #2
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Re: KDM GUI choice configuration

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How can I change what GUI's are listed as options in KDM? I have looked in the kdmrc file but can't find anywhere to specify which GUI's are listed.
Go to control center > system administration > Login Manager > Appearance, there you can select the GUI Style, colours, fonts, background etc..
 
Old 12-02-2005, 02:49 AM   #3
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You need to create a *.desktop file your the gui you want to start in you kdm sessions directory. On Mandriva its /usr/share/apps/kdm/sessions and for Slack it should be somewhere isn /opt/kde (try /opt/kde/share/apps/kdm/sessions).
 
Old 12-02-2005, 11:29 PM   #4
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hmm, not sure if you understood my question. Currently in my KDM there are many options for X sessions. I would like to make it so that only the couple X sessions that I use(KDE and FluxBox) are options. This is not something that I can configure in KDE's control panel nor can I find mention of it in the kdmrc file. Anyone know how I can do this?
 
Old 12-03-2005, 05:36 AM   #5
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Remove all the read permissions of those sessions you do not want to see from the directory I indicated above.
 
Old 12-05-2005, 01:24 AM   #6
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Thanks reddazz, I tried that and rebooted but no change at all in KDM, all the sessions still show up.

Anyone have any idea what I may be doing wrong or how I can customize my KDM to have only the sessions I use listed?
 
Old 12-05-2005, 06:38 AM   #7
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Backup those sessions that you don't need and then delete theme from the sessions directory.
 
Old 03-25-2006, 09:25 AM   #8
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I have the reverse problem: I want to add additional desktops (session types) to my choices.

I looked in /usr/share/apps/kdm/sessions & there are 47 .desktop files there & all are -rw-r--r--, including, especially, kde.desktop.

What am I missing?
 
Old 03-25-2006, 12:29 PM   #9
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