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Old 08-20-2009, 09:26 PM   #1
yungblood
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How to set default desktop for user


Hi,
I am creating a music server. I have the video of the box connected to my TV. This is an OLD computer, so I'm trying to lean up the normal software running as much as possible.

I have the computer logging in as guest if no one logs in within 30 secs. Right now, it logs into gnome for everyone. Btw, I'm running FC8 on this computer. It is running gdm. I would like it to have it use something lighter like twm when logged in as guest. But I still want a full gnome session when anyone else logs in.

Any ideas?
-Kevin
 
Old 08-20-2009, 09:54 PM   #2
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I would put the command to start twm in users guests .xinitrc file or set $WINDOWMANAGER in his/her shell env.
 
  


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