Switching login manager
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Fri Sep 5 19:12:57 BST 2008
Am Freitag, 5. September 2008 schrieb Anne Wilson:
> On Friday 05 September 2008 14:45:31 Martin (KDE) wrote:
> > Am Freitag, 5. September 2008 schrieb Anne Wilson:
> > > On Friday 05 September 2008 02:13:41 Patrick Nagel wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > Anne Wilson wrote:
> > > > > Someone needs to change is login manager to the kde one.
> > > > > Which file sets this, and what is the command needed?
> > > > > Thanks
> > > >
> > > > AFAIK this is distribution dependent. In Gentoo, for example,
> > > > it's being set in /etc/conf.d/xdm with the variable
> > > > DISPLAYMANAGER.
> > >
> > > Thanks. I'll hunt for DISPLAYMANAGER then.
> > on fedora it is the file /etc/sysconfig/desktop. You have to set
> > DISPLAYMANAGER=KDE in this file.
> It has been said that that only applies up to Fedora 8. Since I'm
> not near my F9 box I can't check. However, the thread has now
> become one of those endless ones and I'm staying out of it.
According to my F9 box prefdm searches for a
file /etc/sysconfig/desktop. If this file is available, it will be
sourced in. If DISPLAYMANAGER is set within this file it will be
used. On my box this works the way as I expected.
Until I have not misunderstood something, the way in F9 is the same as
> Thanks for trying to help.
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