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Old 06-30-2004, 11:05 PM   #1
boras
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Switching back and forth from gnome to kde


Hi, I have both Gnome and KDE isntalled. My computer boots to gnome by default. How can I go to KDE? And once in KDE how can I go back to gnome?


Another question, I believe gtk+ is 'from' gnome. Can i run gtk+ apps in kde?


Thanks
 
Old 06-30-2004, 11:12 PM   #2
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If you boot in GUI interface (run level 5), you should have that login screen. Select your window manager from there. But if you use text login (run level 3), type:

switchdesk kde

to use KDE

and:

switchdesk gnome

to use/go back to gnome.
 
Old 06-30-2004, 11:15 PM   #3
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Another question, I believe gtk+ is 'from' gnome. Can i run gtk+ apps in kde?
yes you can
 
Old 06-30-2004, 11:16 PM   #4
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Or if you have a file in your home directory called .xinitrc (if you don't you can just make one) you can add
Code:
#exec kde
#exec gnome-session
and then take out the # to uncomment which ever one you want to use, save the file, and then use the startx command. And gtk apps will run under kde.
 
Old 06-30-2004, 11:26 PM   #5
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thank you all for your quick replies
 
  


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