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Old 08-06-2004, 01:44 AM   #1
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how to enable kdm or gdm at start up

i am using slackware 9.1

how to enable kdm or gdm at start up

when i login as root and type kdm then i log in and when i log out and select login in console

then it still in root@localhot#

how can i enable kdm or gdm as my default login manager
Old 08-06-2004, 01:54 AM   #2
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Change your /etc/inittab to boot into runlevel 4 :

change :
# Default runlevel. (Do not set to 0 or 6)

to :
# Default runlevel. (Do not set to 0 or 6)

After that you will boot into gdm, if you want kdm, edit /etc/rc.d/rc.4 and comment the gdm lines.
Old 08-18-2004, 04:56 PM   #3
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thanks Cedrik. that's exactly what I needed.


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