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does anyone know hwere the config file is so i can change the login maniger from gdm to kdm.. i thought that it would automatically change to kdm so i ...
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    ok one more.. changing kdm...


    does anyone know hwere the config file is so i can change the login maniger from gdm to kdm.. i thought that it would automatically change to kdm so i pulled a package remove on gdm.. but that diddnt workout liek i planned lol... im trying to find the file to change it.. i know on suse its /etc/sysconfig/somehting but that dossnt seem to be the case here... anyhelp is cool thanks -ZAc-
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    if you want kdm type sudo kdm
    gdm is sudo gdm
    xdm is sudo xdm
    and itll start it up for you!

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    By selecting the default WM you also select the default DM. If you are not using a runlevel 4 boot then just choose what you want at the login prompt.

    $ xwmconfig
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    /etc/rc.d/rc.4 controls which X based login manager is loaded, and what order.

    not xwmconfig

    Code:
    kernow@ulysses(~)$ cat /etc/rc.d/rc.4   
    #! /bin/sh
    #
    # rc.4          This file is executed by init(8) when the system is being
    #               initialized for run level 4 (XDM)
    #
    # Version:      @(#)/etc/rc.d/rc.4      2.00    02/17/93
    #
    # Author:       Fred N. van Kempen, <waltje@uwalt.nl.mugnet.org>
    # At least 47% rewritten by:  Patrick J. Volkerding <volkerdi@slackware.com>
    #
    
    # Tell the viewers what's going to happen...
    echo "Starting up X11 session manager..."
    
    # Try to use GNOME's gdm session manager:
    if [ -x /usr/bin/gdm ]; then
      exec /usr/bin/gdm -nodaemon
    fi
    
    # Not there?  OK, try to use KDE's kdm session manager:
    if [ -x /opt/kde/bin/kdm ]; then
      exec /opt/kde/bin/kdm -nodaemon
    fi
    
    # If all you have is XDM, I guess it will have to do:
    if [ -x /usr/X11R6/bin/xdm ]; then
      exec /usr/X11R6/bin/xdm -nodaemon
    fi
    
    # error
    echo
    echo "Hey, you don't have KDM, GDM, or XDM.  Can't use runlevel 4 without"
    echo "one of those installed."
    sleep 30
    
    # All done.
    kernow@ulysses(~)$

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