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I upgraded every package on my system over the course of the last two days. It threw my customizations off a little, but I was still sitting at Blue Curve with no menu customizing yet, so I wasn't bothered by this. But it did do something that is bothering me.
I no longer get the normal Blue Curve login screen at boot up. I wonder if this would be because I uninstalled Metacity (I don't use GNOME, so I wasn't sure and just got rid of it). I get the XWindow style login screen. When I enter my info I'm brought to the stock XWindow screen with the single terminal and nothing else. I type startkde and my session resumes.
I'm sure this is an easy fix, which is why I din't feel to bad about asking the question. I would have looked it all up, but this is my production PC (teaches me to get ambitious with my PC's performance during a project...huh?). What's the file I need to look at? Where's it at? Do I need to reinstall anything? I didn't remove any XWindows components, or KDE for that matter, I just upgraded them.
I might be wrong here but I think Red Hat uses some Gnome specific file for the login prompt, try reinstalling Gnome and see if that fixes the problem.
This is just a guess based upon the rememberance of some reading a while ago .....