Login Manager

Nick THOMPSON nickthompson at agere.com
Fri Jun 13 14:21:31 BST 2003

Works fine here on RH8.0:

in my /etc/sysconfig/desktop:


The second line is the one I added to get KDM running


On Fri, 2003-06-13 at 18:04, Luciano Moreira - igLnx wrote:
> RedHat, so others distribution, have a file at "/etc/sysconfig/desktop", 
> when you can write environment variables setting parameters do X script 
> that trigger the Graphical Mananger (KDM, GDM, XDM, etc). But it doesn't 
> work well in RedHat 8.0, RedHat 9.0 and Mandrake 9.1 !!!
> So, I suggest you to change the script: /etc/X11/prefdm, setting the 
> variable "preferred" to "KDM", before the calling instruction at end of 
> script. If you have problems to do it, requesting us to send you the 
> necessary changes.
> Good luck,
> Luciano
> Leonardo Rodríguez wrote:
> >Hi List,
> >
> >Since I decided to switch to RedHat 9.0 I haven't could find the way that
> >my KDE login manager appears.
> >I had it up when I used RedHat 7.3 so I could put the user's photos and
> >many more things on it.
> >It seems to me that I have the GNOME login manager running up instead.
> >
> >How can I set up the KDE login manager in order to be able to see the
> >user's photos?
> >
> >I have gone to Control Center -----> System Administration ----> Login
> >Manager and I have made the changes
> >but when I reboot the machine and the login manager appears I can't see any
> >change I did before.
> >
> >Remember I'm using RedHat 9.0.
> >
> >If you have any clue that can help me I will appreciate it
> >
> >Thanks in advance
> >
> >Leonardo.

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