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Old 05-10-2003, 02:44 AM   #1
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Can't get back to KDE from Window Maker!

I wanted to check out some of the other Window Managers installed with my distro's, and I started with the much touted Window Maker. Unfortunately, I can not get back to kde. To get started on Window Maker, I:

cp xinitrc.wmaker xinitrc

to copy over the KDE xinitrc (there was still and xinitrc.kde).

I tried to copy the xinitrc.kde back as xinitrc, but Window Maker still starts. How do I get back to KDE?

Thanks. Sean.
Old 05-10-2003, 06:18 AM   #2
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try xwmconfig
Old 05-10-2003, 06:27 AM   #3
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use a text editor and edit .xinitrc to
instead of wmaker
Old 05-10-2003, 11:00 AM   #4
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Thanks! xwmconfig worked like a champ. I am sure startkde would have worked too. I had been trying kdeinit in the xinitrc file. I got confused on the right start-up. Now I am trying Gnome, and although it feels empty without all the programs that KDE has, it is sleaker.

Thanks. Sean.


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