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Old 09-15-2003, 05:24 PM   #1
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how do I choose KDE or Gnome after instalation


I installed Slack9, and I want to switch between Gnome and KDE. How can I do this ? What file must I edit ?
 
Old 09-15-2003, 05:28 PM   #2
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Welcome to LQ

Assuming you are logging in through the terminal, use:
xwmconfig

To choose a different window manager. Otherwise, to do it by hand, edit:
~/.xinitrc

HTH

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Old 09-16-2003, 12:35 PM   #3
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Thanks, and please tell me how to configurate Slackware to boot automatically in X ..
 
Old 09-16-2003, 03:22 PM   #4
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As root user in /etc/inittab change this line

id:3:initdefault:

to

id:4:initdefault:


ie change the 3 to a 4 then save and reboot
 
  


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