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Old 06-13-2007, 11:14 AM   #1
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Problem in changing Window Manager in Linux.

I have installed Fedora -4 on my PC without Gnome. So it started with its basic twm window manager. Now I installed Xfce and I put following entry in /root/.xinitrc --> startxfce4.

When I login with root in init 3 runlevel. And run startx command it starts xfce window manager. But when I login through gdm (from runlevel 5) it starts default window manager only. What to do if I want to get xfce window manager default after login from runlevel 5 what should I do ?

Old 06-13-2007, 11:26 AM   #2
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Does your gdm login screen have an option for changing sessions?
...if so you should be able to select XFCE.

if not there should be a tool in the XFCE menu caled something like "login screen", where you can change gdm settings.


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