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Old 06-15-2003, 09:22 PM   #1
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Howto update KDE and howto switch off kdm/gdm


I have just installed Woody. It is wokring awright, but the KDE Version is 2.2.2. Since this is pretty old, I would like o upgrade it.
Is it correct to edit the sources.list and add
Then just type apt-get update
and then apt-get upgrade

Is that really all there is to it?

I also have another question:
When I start Linux, it always automatically starts kdm and/or gpm too. And that is very annoying. How can i switch it off?
And how can i chose between KDE and GNOME? I remember a few years ago it was possible to type "startx kde" or startx gnome", but that doenst work anymore.

Thanks in advance

Old 06-15-2003, 09:40 PM   #2
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i don't know about woody, but in redhat it is
not sure if the same goes for woody..and also in the login screen i am pretty sure you can pick what you want in rh but i boot init3 so i don't see the GUI login..


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