Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.


  Search this Thread
Old 01-03-2009, 11:25 AM   #1
Senior Member
Registered: Jan 2003
Location: Aachen
Distribution: Opensuse 11.2 (nice and steady)
Posts: 2,203

Rep: Reputation: 45
Give my kdm back!

Hi i have just installed opensuse 11.1 with kde 4. Because my pc was running very slowly i removed kde 4 and installed kde 3 using Yast interface. Yast removed kdm and i installed it back again. My problem is that kdm is not running and instead xdm is running which is ugly and awful.! I can run kdm as a standalone application but i dont know how to configure my system so kdm will be back again the default login manager.
any clue?
Old 01-03-2009, 11:39 AM   #2
LQ 5k Club
Registered: May 2001
Location: Belgium
Distribution: Arch
Posts: 8,529

Rep: Reputation: 899Reputation: 899Reputation: 899Reputation: 899Reputation: 899Reputation: 899Reputation: 899

In debian you need to change the file

Old 01-03-2009, 12:41 PM   #3
LQ Guru
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: N. E. England
Distribution: Fedora, CentOS, Debian
Posts: 16,298

Rep: Reputation: 77
You can edit /etc/sysconfig/displaymanager and change


kdm, xdm

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
I can't get my default kdm theme back fannymites SUSE / openSUSE 1 03-09-2006 03:51 PM
It's my time to give back! ipn1nj4 Member Intro 1 06-11-2004 03:08 PM
Need help with getting KDM back Peingune Linux - Software 1 11-08-2002 10:18 AM
How do you give back? 46and2 Linux - General 14 10-11-2002 05:18 AM
Want my drive back...who's going to give it to me?? rdiggidy Linux - Software 1 04-07-2002 06:19 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:55 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration