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Old 08-05-2003, 10:02 PM   #1
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Using multiple desktop environments under Slackware?


I usually run Slackware 9.0 with KDE 3.1. I also installed GNOME with the OS... I'd like to know how to run gnome instead of kde. When I do 'startx', KDE 3.1 runs...

Thanks for your help!
 
Old 08-05-2003, 10:11 PM   #2
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make a file named .xinitrc in your home directory. edit it to say:
exec gnome
 
Old 08-05-2003, 10:13 PM   #3
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There's several ways to tackle this :}

1.) run kdm and select whichever WM/DE
you like for the inidvidual session...

2.) Modify the symlink xinitrc in /etc/X11/xinit/
to point to what you'd like to run next.

3.) Create a .xinitrc / .xsession file in
your home directory that starts what you
want.

Cheers,
Tink
 
Old 08-05-2003, 11:17 PM   #4
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Thanks a lot!!!
 
Old 08-05-2003, 11:38 PM   #5
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the easiest way under Slackware is

xwmconfig
 
Old 08-06-2003, 02:30 AM   #6
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Quote:
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the easiest way under Slackware is

xwmconfig
If we wanted it easy we'd use Mandrake ;)

Cheers,
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Old 08-06-2003, 02:38 AM   #7
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Quote:
Originally posted by Tinkster
If we wanted it easy we'd use Mandrake
Well, I hate Mandrake. I know it is ultimately good to understand the concept. But, then again, the wheel is there for us to use.

Honestly speaking, before I found out about xwmconfig, what I did was look into all the script that is related. And found out the connections. Now, it is abit rusty. Is somebody compiling all these steps? I have seen this thread many many times.

I can understand why people don't do search. Because it is frustrating and more often it is unfruitful search (wrong key word, etc.). If it is compiled needly and categorize properly, it would be great. I know.. a lot of work.
 
  


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