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Old 06-12-2004, 08:47 PM   #1
jesselong
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X login screen XDM/KDM/GDM


Hi all,

I'm looking for the actual file that specifies which dm to load, not which desktop environment. ie. What setting tell X to load KDM, not GDM or XDM, or MDKKDM ....

using Mandrake 10 Off.

Help appreciated as always ;-)
 
Old 06-12-2004, 08:48 PM   #2
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/etc/X11/XF86Config or /etc/X11/XF86Config-4

depends...
 
Old 06-12-2004, 09:01 PM   #3
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nope, I checked those ones first, they make no mension of kdm or gdm or xdm
 
Old 06-12-2004, 09:02 PM   #4
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ok, using a _UGLY_ workaround by editing /etc/X11/prefdm, but I'd still like to know the correct setting, if anyone can help....
 
Old 06-12-2004, 10:02 PM   #5
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/etc/sysconfig/displaymanager

=====================================
## Path: Desktop/Display manager
## Description:
## Type: string(kdm,xdm,gdm,wdm,console)
## Default: ""
#
# Here you can set the default Display manager (kdm/xdm/gdm/wdm/console).
# all changes in this file require a restart of the displaymanager
#
DISPLAYMANAGER="gdm"

## Type: yesno
## Default: no
#
# Allow remote access to your display manager (xdm/kdm). Please note
# that a modified kdm or xdm configuration, e.g. by KDE control center
# will not be changed.
#
DISPLAYMANAGER_REMOTE_ACCESS="no"

## Type: string
## Default: no
=====================================
 
  


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