Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Debian
User Name
Debian This forum is for the discussion of Debian Linux.


  Search this Thread
Old 10-22-2004, 12:14 PM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Oct 2004
Posts: 6

Rep: Reputation: 0
Do login (no option for kde)

My problem:
I use kde by default. But when I do login the option kde disapear just stay gnome as the possible window manager. The system speaks about gdm when boot...
What I can do to execute login in kde and not gnome?
So, I want make my defult window manage to be kde...
Old 10-22-2004, 12:23 PM   #2
LQ Newbie
Registered: Oct 2004
Posts: 6

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
the system, on boot, said:
"gnome, display manager gdm"
Old 10-23-2004, 04:57 AM   #3
Senior Member
Registered: Jul 2003
Posts: 1,017

Rep: Reputation: 52
assuming you have kde installed, and Debian is installed correctyly, you can try this as root: with your favorite
editor, edit/create your ~/.xsession, making kde your default desktop environment. Example:

#vim /home/your_user_name/.xsession

then copy/paste this:


xhost +localhost
exec kdestart


#dpkg --purge gdm
#apt-get clean

#apt-get install kdm


after you come back, you should have kdm, and kde should start by default, once you login.
Old 10-25-2004, 07:25 AM   #4
Registered: Aug 2004
Posts: 370

Rep: Reputation: 30
I do every thingh that you told me but after I do login the kde don't start, return to do login again.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Login profile option Bebo LQ Suggestions & Feedback 1 10-19-2004 09:41 AM
No GUI login option moetman Linux - General 3 02-21-2004 12:05 PM
How can I add an option for new window managers to the login screen? MadCactus Linux - General 5 08-26-2003 04:32 PM
lilo reboot option on gnome login manager renjith Linux - Software 0 08-08-2003 07:59 AM
nifty login option... Citizen Bleys Linux - General 0 08-04-2001 05:14 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Debian

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:38 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration