Re: Switching from KDE to GNOME
From: Michel Klijmij (michel+spam_at_klijmij.net)
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2004 12:29:00 +0200
On Wed, 16 Jun 2004 18:22:29 -0700, Steve Hix
<sehix@NOSPAMspeakeasy.netINVALID> wrote in
> In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> Michel Klijmij <email@example.com> wrote:
> Thanks for responding.
>> On Tue, 15 Jun 2004 18:50:51 -0700, Steve Hix
>> <sehix@NOSPAMspeakeasy.netINVALID> wrote in
>> > How do I switch from KDE to GNOME?
>> Select "gnome" in the login screen.
> Not there.
>> If it isn't there, it might not be installed
> It is, at least there are umpteen screens of *gnome* files and
> directories scattered about the drive.
But there's the gnome libraries so you can run Gnome apps in whatever
>> (though I doubt that - I thought gnome was the YDL default?).
> From what I've seen of this version, KDE is the default.
>> so you'll have to find the gnome*.rpm on the installation CD or apt/yum them.
> Or changing a line or two in some mildly-obscure startup file?
Depends a bit on your login manager. I have KDM, from KDE, and in the
"Sessions" tab it has "GNOME" as an option. That should work, and
otherwise maybe a file called '.desktop' in your $HOME containing
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