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RE: Setting up xdm/kdm



Tyr these URLs:
http://www.linuxfocus.org/English/May1998/article14.html
http://torment.ntr.net/xdm/

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Patrick O'Neil [SMTP:patrick howard genetics utah edu]
> Sent:	Friday, October 16, 1998 9:00 PM
> To:	redhat
> Subject:	Setting up xdm/kdm
> 
> I have been trying to discover how to setup xdm (so that
> I can then use kdm) but am lost.  I simply don't get the
> man page...they are all cryptic or seem to assume more
> knowledge to start with than I presently have.  I have
> also failed to find any HOWTO or mini-howto on exactly
> what it takes to setup xdm.
> 
> I have RH 5.1, kernel 2.0.35 installed and the following
> window managers:
> 
> kdm (my present primary wm)
> Enlightenment (which I would like to play with a lot
> more-I like it)
> Icewm (haven't tried it yet)
> Window Maker (haven't tried it yet)
> fvwm2/AnotherLevel
> 
> Right now, I only have Enlightenment running when I
> login as root or startx as su.  I would like to setup
> kdm (and need to get there by first getting xdm running)
> so I can login and select whichever wm I want to play with.
> 
> I do not have any .xsessions, nor any other file EXCEPT
> xinitrc which has the original fvwm2, fvwm, etc, entries
> commented out and replaced with the simple "startkde".
> 
> What do I need to do to get xdm setup and THEN kdm?  I
> have even been reading in my _RedHat Linux Unleashed_ but
> it only has a couple short paragraphs about xdm...and it
> certainly isn't enough.
> 
> I searched the Linux Documentation Project page for anything
> regarding xdm...nothing.  Not. A. Thing.
> 
> Please help me out here.
> 
> Thanks.
> 
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