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Old 01-02-2002, 03:49 AM   #1
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Question How to switch from GNOME to KDE

Hi there, Im using Redhat 7.1 Flavor of Linux and GNOME is my X how can I switch it to KDE, I finaly Decide to USE KDE instead of GNOME, and one thing more. when I start my Linux there is a startup logo appears how can I change that anyway........

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Old 01-02-2002, 03:51 AM   #2
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switchdesk kde or you can edit your /etc/system/desktop file to point to kde instead of gnome
you can also use kdm or gdm or xdm to start and choose from a graphical menu and login.
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I change my desktop with an .xinitrc file in my home directory, something like this:


exec startkde
#exec wmaker
#exec blackbox

You just uncomment the one you want to have start when you type 'startx.' trickykid's suggestons may be better, however.

As for the splash logo, If you're using KDE 2 look for the png files in the ksplash directory. On my system they are in /usr/share/apps/ksplash/pics.

If you type 'rpm -qal | grep splash | more' into an xterm or at the command prompt it may help you determine the location of the ksplash files - it did for me.

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Thank you so much FuriousGnu for the reply, I try this and inform u later...

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use switchdesk


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