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Old 10-06-2004, 09:05 PM   #1
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KDM help


Three questions,

1.How do I set it so KDM does not boot on startup so I can login through bash?

2.KDM is not letting me type in my user password, I type in my user name, then I click in the password box and I got to type nad nothing happens. Is there anything I can do to fix this?

3. Is there a lighter WM than blackbox? it waht I'm using now and it seems to be kind of slow. I'm running KDE on top of it, but on boot it takes a couple of seconds to get to KDM, even windows is shorter than that!
 
Old 10-06-2004, 09:26 PM   #2
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1. Install rcconf (or sysvconfig) and use it to disable kdm. Then reboot.
2. KDE probably has some Kontrolcenter or something like that where you can tweak kdm settings. I don't use KDE so cannot be more specific.
3. Blackbox is as fast as WMs come. Try running blackbox without running KDE on top of it.
 
Old 10-07-2004, 05:22 AM   #3
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Quote:
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2. KDE probably has some Kontrolcenter or something like that where you can tweak kdm settings. I don't use KDE so cannot be more specific.
Yes, kcontrol. Start kcontrol, go to System Administration and Login Manager.

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