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Old 07-09-2004, 08:32 AM   #1
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loging in with KDE by default

Hi there,

I am using Fedora Core 2 and want to use KDE by default. But in Fedora GNOME is default unless I switch to KDE in the login screen. I do not want to switch everytime I start my computer. So, how can I make KDE default?

Kaan Ertürk
Old 07-09-2004, 09:41 AM   #2
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From a terminal window type
# switchdesk kde
Log out, log back in, you'll get kde when you log in from now on.

You can also edit /etc/sysconfig/desktop
and change it to
Old 07-09-2004, 09:48 AM   #3
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OK man, I fixed it up by writing "switchdesk kde".

Kaan Ertürk


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