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Old 03-27-2010, 07:34 PM   #1
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Change default DE/window manager on per user basis?


I have a 9.04 machine that is used by the family with two accounts set up. One is mine with sudoer privileges and I prefer fluxbox. The other account is for everyone else and the rest of the family prefers gnome. Is there a way to set the default DE/windowmanager for each user so that each user simply has to login and be in their preferred environment?
 
Old 03-27-2010, 07:59 PM   #2
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Sorry for the quickie. A little more googling led me to the ~/.xsession file, which if created and edited to contain the command that would start the DE of choice will allow setting a user's default DE. For instance setting my account to use fluxbox consisted of creating a file called .xsession in my home folder that contains one command:
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