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    Question Which Display Manger i am using ?


    How i can check which Display Manger i am using like whether KDE or GNOME ?

    is there any command to see it ?

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    well if you are talking about desktop enviroments,there is a file Xclients-default
    or Xclients in your home directory.
    The content of the file gives the desktop you are using,switchdesk can be used to change the desktop.
    thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeetu_chaudhari
    How i can check which Display Manger i am using like whether KDE or GNOME ?

    is there any command to see it ?
    It should be rather obvious. Do you see a "K" Menu at the bottom? If not you're probably running Gnome.
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    I'm reading this question as asking about whether KDM, GDM, or XDM is running, rather than which DE is in use. If that's the case, run
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    $ ps -e | grep dm
    and it should return which of the three is running (if any).
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    Would you be able to get us a screenshot or picture of what you'd like us to identify, otherwise there's usually a 'about' button somehwere that will tell you what software it is and what version.

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