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Old 10-04-2002, 09:11 PM   #1
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help!! Back to GNOME

I tried playing games but there were to slow, so I switched to TWM, so when I log in I don't see any panels, icons or anything like that.

I want to switch back to GNOME, how do I do that? What file do I need to edit?

Sad part is that games like chromium and maelstrom played at 1.2fps and that is on a PII with TNT. What is wrong with my box? But for now I want to get back to GNOME
Old 10-04-2002, 09:21 PM   #2
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type the command
switchdesk gnome
and then restart your session.Or if it does not work check in the files .Xclients* or in .xinitrc for the line exec twm and change the line to exec gnome-session
Old 10-04-2002, 09:22 PM   #3
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well I got back to gnome using session drop down menu at the login when I rebooted. But which files contain those settings?

And why my games run at 2 fps on a PII 266 with nVidia, games like chromium
Old 10-04-2002, 09:55 PM   #4
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You need to install the nvidia linux driver to get hardware acceleration.
Old 10-04-2002, 11:44 PM   #5
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What color depth is X running at? I ran into that problem too, what fixed it for me was to drop the color depth to 16 from 24. Most games won't run worth cow snot at 24 BPP in Linux.....kinda weird, or maybe I'm just ignorant.


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