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Re: Fedora 10 ctf-alt-F2



Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 8:24 AM, Don Levey <fedora-list the-leveys us> wrote:
>> Jeff Spaleta wrote:
>>> On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 6:28 AM, Don Levey <fedora-list the-leveys us> wrote:
>>>> Is this no longer possible in F10?  The upgrade of my home desktop
>>>> depends upon this functionality.
>>> Why aren't you just using fast user switching from your desktop to
>>> start up the second gdm session for your wife to log into?
>>>
>>> -jef
>>>
>> Please forgive my ignorance - what/where is that?
> 
> In gnome, you can "switch user" from logout dialog once you are logged
> in, or from the switch user applet (which is active in the default
> desktop. it the applet showing your name)
> The switch user applet also gives you a pull down list of users who
> are currently logged in I think as well as letting you log in a new
> user into a new desktop session.
> 
> When you "switch user" who is not yet logged in, gdm starts a new
> greeter and lets the additional user login. You can think switch back
> and forth between logged in users using the say switching mechanism.
> 
> If you do multiple startx instances I'm not sure the user switching
> sees the multiple instances that way, startx might not run coordiated
> gdm's. I haven't personally tested that.
> 
> -jef
> 
I see - thanks.  I'm not running gnome, but KDE, so I don't think
that'll work.

 -Don


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