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Old 04-27-2003, 10:55 PM   #1
rufius
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Setting KDE as Default Window Manager


I just installed Redhat 9 and it didnt allow me to choose my default window manager. Right now I'm stuck with GNOME, but I want to make it KDE. What file would I change in RH 9 to make KDE my default window manager? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 
Old 04-28-2003, 01:18 AM   #2
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export WINDOWMANAGER =kde
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~/.xinitrc
cheers, jens
 
Old 04-28-2003, 01:18 AM   #3
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Usually you can make kde your default from the login screen. Choose a kde session and it will prompt you if you want to make kde your default. Redhat 8 does anyway....

Also, putting 'exec kde' in your ~/.xinitrc file should have the same effect.

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