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Old 05-23-2003, 08:59 AM   #1
Robert0380
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x- question....the saga continues


1. How do I startx, and it default to KDE instead of gnome (or basically how do i start KDE from console mode)

2. How do i tell startx to use a different config file from the default XF86config-4 file.

man startx doesnt say much at all about any of that stuff.
 
Old 05-23-2003, 09:06 AM   #2
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Re: x- question....the saga continues

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1. How do I startx, and it default to KDE instead of gnome (or basically how do i start KDE from console mode)
Take a look in /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xinit. The xinitrc file in there decides the system wide default, however that can be overridden by a .xinitrc file in a user's home directory.
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2. How do i tell startx to use a different config file from the default XF86config-4 file.

man startx doesnt say much at all about any of that stuff.
I disagree
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From man XFree86
-xf86config file
Read the server configuration from file. This option will work for any file when the server is
run as root (i.e, with real-uid 0), or for files relative to a directory in the config search path
for all other users.
cheers

Jamie...
 
Old 05-23-2003, 09:14 AM   #3
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'preciate it.
 
Old 05-23-2003, 09:18 AM   #4
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"= /etc/X11/xinit/
../
xinitrc.d/
Xclients
xinitrc


that is my xinit file, I have no clue where to begin to edit this.
 
  


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