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Old 02-07-2005, 11:43 AM   #1
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Changing the login screen

Well from the title it may seem an easy assignment but here is the thing:
I running mandrake 10.1 OE using KDE (yes no gnome) but I want to use a gnome based login screen!
that I downloaded from
how can I do that?
I tried installing gnome control center usig urpmi but it doesnt work
[root@localhost faza]# gnome-control-center
gnome-control-center: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/ undefined symbol: 
any ideas?

Last edited by fazaman; 02-07-2005 at 11:44 AM.
Old 02-07-2005, 03:48 PM   #2
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Distribution: Mandrake 10.2 cooker,kernel, kde 3.3.2,
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first of all i think u have to install The gdm package which is the gnome display manager . u can just type :

#urpmi gdm

at the command prompt to install it . or use rpm drake to install it
then u have to change the default display manager which is mkdm (mandrake customised) to gdm
then when u restart ur system it should be using the gnome display manager


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