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  1. #1

    Switching X-Windows systems

    hi, i would like to switch x-windows systems...from KDE to XCF, i was wondering how can i do that...i once stumpled over a command that changes that...but i forgot...could someone plz tell me!! thx v much in advance

  2. #2
    Linux User
    Join Date
    Feb 2003
    Norway, Asker
    Well, if you use redhat, the programm switchdesk might come in handy!
    but, manually, you can ex. do this to start xfce:

    echo "exec startxfce" > $HOME/.xinitrc
    or kde
    echo "exec startkde" > $HOME/.xinitrc

  3. #3
    Linux Guru
    Join Date
    Oct 2001
    Täby, Sweden
    What display manager do you use (the display manager is the program that allows you to log in to whatever desktop environment you're using)? If you're using gdm, check under the "Session" menu to see if xfc is listed.

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