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Old 08-16-2004, 05:36 PM   #1
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Window managers

How does on change or add to the default desktops listed in the Fedora logon screen? I changed over from SuSE and any window managers installed there were automatically added to the drop-down list. I would like to something similar with Fedora.
Old 08-16-2004, 10:02 PM   #2
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No other WMs besides KDE and Gnome come with Fedora. If you install another one, you should have a list.

Oh, mean the drop down beneath the password box?
Suse uses KDM for login, Fedora uses GDM. You can click on the "Session" button in GDM to switch WMs to start up with.
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Actually, if you install 'everything', you are presented with 5 options.

1. Gnome
2. Default
3. KDE
4. xfce
5. Fasilsafe terminal

My question is actually a two-part question.

I want to know how to specify what the default should be


How can I add additional WM to the list presented. I would like to see how Fluxbox runs. Their site says that you can download a patch that will change the default to Fluxbox, but I wondered if there was an alternate way of doing it, in case I wanted to add other WM.


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