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Old 02-11-2004, 07:14 PM   #1
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Arrow startx to kde


im running slack

i have my linux setup to boot to the command line,

from there i just type "startx" to get to my gui

the thing is, it takes me to the fluxbox gui by default,

i was wondering what file i need to edit to make it launch kde or gnome when i type "startx"
Old 02-11-2004, 07:19 PM   #2
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Just type


and choose a desktop /wm
Old 02-11-2004, 08:33 PM   #3
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If you have an .Xsession file in your /home directory, comment out fluxbox and put as the last line:


That should do it. if the file doesn't exist, make it.
Old 02-11-2004, 11:06 PM   #4
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I don't have .Xsession, but I do have .xinitrc which works fine for me. So if one doesn't work, try the other
Old 02-12-2004, 08:02 AM   #5
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thanks guys ill try those files


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