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Old 07-17-2004, 02:09 AM   #1
amala
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How to change from KDE to Gnome?


I bought my pre-installed thinkpad and KDE was the GUI I was given. I want to change to Gnome and seem to have succeeded changing root over, but not the user. Gnome is installed already, so how do I go about changing over?
 
Old 07-17-2004, 02:43 AM   #2
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When you get to the log in stage, you'd normally have the facility to open your desktop with gnome by selecting it with the dropdown below the username/password (well that's how I do it as i've also got both environment's installed).

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Old 07-17-2004, 02:46 AM   #3
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if you run "startx" from the command line, then you can edit your ~/.xinitrc file, changing the last line in the file from "startkde" to "gnome-session"
 
  


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