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Old 04-26-2011, 02:27 PM   #1
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Question where is gdmsetup on redhat v6

brand new to linux, trying to setup the gdm login manager, using a document called 'CONFIGURING XDMCP and GDM on RED HAT LINUX'. this document indicates that the XDM login manager is no longer supported for users running read linux 5 or above, so i'm trying to setup GDM. I've updated the /etc/gdm/custom.conf table, i made sure that the inittab entry is set to 'id:5:initdefalut', i restarted xwindows (init 3, init 5). when it comes to running gdmsetup, i can't find it. if i do a file search it shows gdmsetup in
the LOGIN SCREEN,command gdmsetup, location /usr/share/desktop-menu-patches ... when i look there i find gnome-gdsetup.desktop.. if i try to execute i get errors:

/gnome-gdmsetup.desktop: line 80: přihlašovací: command not found
./gnome-gdmsetup.desktop: line 90: de: command not found
./gnome-gdmsetup.desktop: line 91: સ્ક્રીનને: command not found
./gnome-gdmsetup.desktop: line 92: מסך: command not found
./gnome-gdmsetup.desktop: line 93: स्क्रीन: command not found
./gnome-gdmsetup.desktop: line 94: zaslona: command not found
./gnome-gdmsetup.desktop: line 95: bejelentkezőképernyő: command not found
./gnome-gdmsetup.desktop: line 96: մուտքի: command not found
./gnome-gdmsetup.desktop: line 97: layar: command not found
./gnome-gdmsetup.desktop: line 98: kveđjuskrá: command not found
./gnome-gdmsetup.desktop: line 99: la: command not found
./gnome-gdmsetup.desktop: line 101: ეკრანის: command not found
./gnome-gdmsetup.desktop: line 102: syntax error near unexpected token `('
./gnome-gdmsetup.desktop: line 102: `Comment[kn]=ಪ್ರವೇಶ ತೆರೆಯನ್ನು (ಲ

so i assumed this was not what they had in mind when the said the final step is to configure the GDM login manager using the gdmsestup utility...

please be gentle....
Old 04-27-2011, 07:30 AM   #2
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gnome-gdmsetup.desktop is a link to the program such as from an icon on the desktop. If you start the system normally and login, you will find a link either on the desktop or in the system menu. If it is enabled, you should also find a link on the login screen itself.


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