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Old 02-17-2004, 06:03 AM   #1
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changing GUI


All the computers at the place I study have a startup directly into fwm. I want to use wm. Wich file do I have to edit to make this change! I do know both are installed.
Old 02-17-2004, 08:37 AM   #2
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1. Leave your window manager (ALT+CTRL+F*)
2. At the console, enter "init 3"
3. Enter "startx <name-of-your-wm>", in your case: startx wm

You probably must be root to do this.
Old 02-17-2004, 08:59 AM   #3
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you edit .xinitrc in your home dir.


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