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Re: Switching to KDE (was kde or gnome)



On Mon, 2008-09-29 at 20:20 -0400, Dave Feustel wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 05:36:25PM -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> > On Mon, 2008-09-29 at 15:45 -0500, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> > > > There's a third option, which I recommend:
> > > > su -
> > > > echo 'DISPLAYMANAGER="KDE"' >/etc/sysconfig/desktop
> > > > echo 'DESKTOP="KDE"' >>/etc/sysconfig/desktop
> > > 
> > > This causes the KDE Display manager to come up but not the KDE session
> > > manger .
> > 
> > It does if you restart X.
> 
> I tried restarting X by typing C_A_del. Gnome came back up.

In fact you need to restart the Display Manager, not just X. Sorry for
the confusion. The easiest way is "init 3; init 5" (or reboot).

poc


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