choosing window manager
kline at tao.thought.org
Mon Mar 12 23:41:02 UTC 2007
On Mon, Mar 12, 2007 at 08:28:19PM +0200, Dima Sorkin wrote:
> 1) How do I start KDE / FVWM2/ GNOME / TWM / Windowmaker ?
> ( I've choosed them during installation )
> 2) Is there some nice "welcome" program,
> that allows to choose a session kind ?
> On FreeBSD 6.2 i386,
> >startx -- starts TWM
> root> gdm -- starts gnome desktop manager,
> which allows to start only GNOME
> (I was used that it allows to launch any WM,
> but in this case - only GNOME).
A few years ago I created a ctwm.desktop (somewhere, I forget
where), and was able to use GNOME || CTWM with gdm. I cobbled
together a kde.desktop and then was able to run KDE using gdm
as well. So gdm can be flexible.
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