[kde-linux] kdm problem..
joespower at yahoo.com
Thu Oct 20 03:25:53 UTC 2005
I tried what you suggested, but I found that the
command is not "matchbox," its
So, I edited the .desktop file changing:
I saved the file and did a full reboot. When kdm came
up, I clicked on sesion type and got no new options.
What have I missed?
--- James Richard Tyrer <tyrerj at acm.org> wrote:
> Joey Prewett wrote:
> > Hello all, I'm new to the list...
> > I'm having a problem with kdm. Normally, I use
> > but recently I have aquired a device that will
> need a
> > much lighter weight desktop to function. I wanted
> > test out Matchbox WM, so I downloaded it using
> > kynaptic (I use Kubuntu 5.04). Everything went
> > and the kdm documentation says that it should
> > automatically show up as a session option in kdm.
> > doesn't. I checked /usr/share/apps/kdm/sessions
> > it has a matchbox.desktop file, so what gives?
> Open the file:
> Note the line:
> This causes it to check for an executable:
> "matchbox"; if it isn't found
> on the path in effect when the: "xsession" script is
> run, it will not
> display the option.
> So open a Konsole and try:
> which matchbox
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