On Sunday 21 December 2008 21:52:07 Anne Wilson wrote: > On Sunday 21 December 2008 21:25:42 Marcelo Magno T. Sales wrote: > > Em Dom 21 Dez 2008, Anne Wilson escreveu: > > > On Sunday 21 December 2008 20:12:58 Paulo Cavalcanti wrote: > > > > On Sun, Dec 21, 2008 at 6:09 PM, Alain Roger <raf news gmail com> > > > > wrote: > > > > > > for Fedora 10, only the following command worked well : yum > > > > > > groupinstall > > > > > > > > > > >> > "KDE (K Desktop Environment)" > > > > > > > > > > ok soeverything is installed but i do not have the same interface > > > > > as under Fedora 10 Live KDE 4.1.3. > > > > > howcan i get it ? i did notfind into menu or > > > > > system/administration a piece of word regarding KDE interface. > > > > > > > > > > in fact the yum command only installed all KDE applications and > > > > > tools but did not switch from Gnome environment to KDE one :-( > > > > > any idea ? > > > > > > > > You have to switch in the login screen. Look at the session type in > > > > the panel on the bottom > > > > of the login screen. > > > > > > Paulo, my F10 on my netbook doesn't have the KDE login. If he's > > > seeing what I'm seeing he will only have Restart and Shutdown, > > > together with icons to set accessibility options and to see the > > > bootup messages. Perhaps it can be changed in systemsettings? If > > > so, I haven't found it yet. > > > > Are you using kdm or gdm? > > Dunno <scratches head> I've never seen a login like this anywhere else. > > > In gdm, the session type can only be selected > > after filling in the user name, before you confirm the password. > > That sounds pretty silly to me :-) > > > If you're running gdm and would like to run kdm instead, you need to > > create the file /etc/sysconfig/desktop with the following: > > DESKTOP="KDE" > > DISPLAYMANAGER="KDE" > > > > The first line sets up KDE as the default GUI and the second one tells X > > to use kdm as login manager instead of gdm. > > OK, done all that, and I've still got this silly login. I've put in the > username, and even gone as far as entering the password without the Enter > that confirms it. At no point do I see any option to change sessions. > > I can send a snapshot if it helps > Apologies. Vi tells me that the final " had not registered. That's fixed now and I have yet another new style of login. I presume this is Fedora's themed KDE login. It certainly has all the components I expect to see in a KDE login. Alain - create the file as described above, then reboot. I don't think it's possible to make this file be read without rebooting. If I'm wrong, someone will tell us. When you get the new-style menu up you'll see at the bottom left Session Type. That's where you'll switch to KDE. Anne
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