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Old 02-25-2004, 09:46 AM   #1
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Gnome/KDE defaults

I installed RH 7.3 with both gnome and kde installed. Gnome comes up as the default. How can I change it to KDE as the default? I am guessing edit something in /etc/X11?
Old 02-25-2004, 12:42 PM   #2
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I believe its in your Login Manager or user setup. Just a guess tho.
Old 02-25-2004, 03:56 PM   #3
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but I am looking for the file to change, don't want to do it from the GUI, thanks though!
Old 02-26-2004, 12:16 AM   #4
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At the command line, type "switchdesk" to get a selection window of KDE / Gnome.

I think the file is ~/.Xclients-default
You need
exec gnome-session
exec startkde
(I think) for gnome or kde respectively.

I hope this helps
from Ian


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