choosing window manager

Carsten Fuchs crstn_fuchs at
Mon Mar 12 19:06:34 UTC 2007

> 1) How do I start KDE / FVWM2/ GNOME / TWM / Windowmaker ?
>     ( I've choosed them during installation )

	$ startkde

or put something like this in your ~/.xinitrc:

	exec gnome-session
	exec wmaker
and start x

	$ startx

> 2) Is there some nice "welcome" program,
>      that allows to choose a session kind ?

You can use kdm (KDE) or gdm (GDM), they're display managers
that allow you to log into different sessions/desktop environments. you
may install /usr/ports/x11/gdm and put the following line in
your /etc/rc.conf file:


GDM will be started automatically when you boot next time.

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