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Re: LXDE as default in init 5



On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 10:30 AM, solarflow99 <solarflow99 gmail com> wrote:
>
>
> On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 10:15 AM, Aldo Foot <lunixer gmail com> wrote:
>>
>> On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 9:56 AM, solarflow99 <solarflow99 gmail com> wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> > On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 12:15 AM, Aldo Foot <lunixer gmail com> wrote:
>> >> I selected LXDE at the GDM. Logged in. Rebooted. The LXDE was still
>> >> selected when
>> >> I logged in a second time.
>> >> In my system I have a hidden file, which stores my desktop selection
>> >> to remember it:
>> >>
>> >> $ cat $HOME/.dmrc
>> >> [Desktop]
>> >> Session=LXDE
>> >>
>> >> first time I ever try LXDE and is indeed quite fast.
>> >
>> > If only I could get root to work then, you'll notice if you logged as
>> > root,
>> > it doesnt save the session even if that file is there.  Also from my
>> > previous post, it should have been PREFERRED=/usr/bin/startlxde
>>
>> I've done this on a F10 system. The .dmrc files does not exist for root
>> even
>> I chose the session at the login window. So I created /root/.dmrc. I log
>> out
>> and back in and my root session is saved.
>> The syntax of the .dmrc doesn't use PREFERRED in it. That's for the
>> prefdm file, which you can modify if you like.
>> I'm not using prefdm or at all. I'm not changing any other files except
>> .dmrc.
>
> thats what I mean for one of my last posts.  I checked for the .dmrc file
> and it still doesnt do it.  Are you sure it works, because root isnt even in
> the drop down user list from GDM, thats what seems to be the problem.  I
> have to click "other" so no session info is saved.

I can assure you it works for me, but I have to type in the root account.
All other user names show up and I can click one to select it.
The GDM has changed the way root logins are handled. I don't know
whether there is a way to make the root account appear at the GDM
login.

~af


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