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Old 08-24-2003, 03:49 PM   #1
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A couple of questions.

1. During my install of RH9, I opted to install KDE (along with just about everything else). From what I've thus far gleaned, the default GUI that the OS boots up with is GNOME, correct? Can I opt for KDE instead, and if so, how? I'd kinda like to see what the diff is, if any.

2. I am using Modem Lights on the panel, and while it works nicely to dial up for me, it displays no blinking lights or traffic activity at all. I have the options set for it do so, but no dice. Any idea what to do.

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in the terminal and a screen will pop up for you to pick between KDE and GNOME and others if installed...
are you sure that modem lights is setup to look at your modem device in th properties?
Old 08-26-2003, 08:53 PM   #3
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The Properites lists the following:

Modem Lock File: /var/lock/LCK..modem
Device: PPP0

Connect Command: /sbin/ifup ppp0
Disconnect Command: /sbin/ifdown ppp0

I'm using Modem Lights to dial up, so is it not set for the right device?
Old 08-26-2003, 09:05 PM   #4
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I don't know if switchdesk will make the change "permanent".

If you want another route, I use KDM to login and load KDE.

In /etc/sysconfig/desktop add the variables DISPLAYMANAGER="KDE"


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