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Re: gdmsetup not present in Fc9 or Fc10



On Sun, 2009-01-04 at 18:15 -0300, Marcelo Magno T. Sales wrote:
> Em Dom 04 Jan 2009, Aaron Konstam escreveu:
> > On Sun, 2009-01-04 at 10:25 -0600, Gregory P. Ennis wrote:
> > > On Sun, 2009-01-04 at 13:05 -0300, Marcelo Magno T. Sales wrote:
> > > > Em Dom 04 Jan 2009, Gregory P. Ennis escreveu:
> > > > > On Sun, 2009-01-04 at 00:22 +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> > > > > > Gregory P. Ennis wrote:
> > > > > > > Thanks for the link !!!! Looks like gdmsetup is gone and
> > > > > > > what we could do with the login screen using Fc5 through
> > > > > > > Fc8 is gone too. Too bad it was a good option!!!
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Well, you could use KDM if you want something more
> > > > > > configurable.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > :-)
> > > > > >
> > > > > >         Kevin Kofler
> > > > >
> > > > > Kevin,
> > > > >
> > > > > That is a very good idea.  I have been wanting to play with
> > > > > kde4. Can you give me a starting place to switch the login
> > > > > screen to kdm? I have kde4 installed but have never activated a
> > > > > kde interface.
> > > >
> > > > Create a /etc/sysconfig/desktop file with the following:
> > > > DESKTOP="KDE"
> > > > DISPLAYMANAGER="KDE"
> > > >
> > > > and reboot. Or uninstall gdm. Only the last line is needed to use
> > > > kdm, the first one sets up KDE as the default GUI.
> >
> > I have those lines in that file and my default gui is GNOME. So what
> > you are saying is not true.
> 
> It IS true. Of course, you can still set up the default desktop for YOUR 
> USER as Gnome or any other GUI you like if you have it installed. 
> Log in as a user who does not have such settings (a new user, for 
> example) and you will see KDE will be loaded, unless he explicitly 
> selects Gnome before he logs in. KDE will be the system default.
> On the other hand, if you don't add that line (in Fedora), new users 
> will automatically log in to Gnome, even if the display manager is kdm.
> Maybe you should be more careful with what you say, or at least with how 
> you say it. Of course, I can make mistakes like anyone else, but you 
> seem to imply I'm deliberately lying.
> 
> []'s
> Marcelo
> 
Marcelo,

Using the /etc/sysconfig/desktop file with the additions you suggested
worked perfectly for me.  I was not able to switch to kde without
creating the file and without the entries you suggested.

Thanks again!!!!

Greg


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