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Old 09-21-2004, 02:55 PM   #1
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How do you change what GUI is used in x-windows?


How do you change what GUI is used in x-windows? I want to change from KDE to Gnome, but I have no idea how to. Thanks in advance.
 
Old 09-21-2004, 02:58 PM   #2
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need a little more info...what distro do you use? how do you log in?
 
Old 09-21-2004, 02:59 PM   #3
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Are you using SUSE 9.1 personal? I am a noob myself and I didn't know why I could only use KDE on Suse personal until I found out that it only comes with the KDE window manager. I am not sure about how if you are using any other distro but I think if you restart X-Window by pressing alt+backspace there should be options for other GUI's somewhere.

Hope that helped in some way

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Old 09-21-2004, 03:07 PM   #4
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I'm using Slackware 10, and I currently log in through the shell rather than in the GUI itself, I usually start up the GUI with the startx command. I will try the alt+backspace thing once I reboot to Linux though (I'm currently in Windows XP, as I haven't set up my broadband connection on linux yet)
 
Old 09-21-2004, 03:13 PM   #5
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Run 'xwmconfig' and select Gnome.

cheers
 
Old 09-21-2004, 03:37 PM   #6
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Quote:
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Run 'xwmconfig' and select Gnome.

cheers
That did the trick, thanks for the help
 
  


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