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Old 11-30-2004, 09:10 AM   #1
Alladin_V
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X server question


I have a question: from where the X server (X11) does know what GUI to load for example when I start my linux box it's automaticly load's KDE (after login in ofcourse ) from what file does X11 read this stuff ?
what will hepend if I'll install multiple GUI's for example KDE and Gnome how I will manually change between them ?

PS: Thank's for your time
 
Old 11-30-2004, 11:24 AM   #2
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If you run a graphical login manager you can switch between different environments there.

For me the default is in ~/.xinitrc However you might want to check the systemwide file that is in /etc/X11. The systemwide xinitrc script calls the Xsession script so I think you can add something in that too to change the default one.
 
Old 12-01-2004, 07:04 AM   #3
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thx darkleaf
Did anybody heard about xpde GUI (xpde.com).
It's under development but still intresting project ...
 
  


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