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Re: [vox-tech] X login screen



I don't think I installed either (is that possible).  I gotta be honest I
don't know what KDE/Gnome do and what the window manager do.  Restated:

Whats the diff between KDE - Gnome

What's the diff between KDE/Gnome and fvmw/wmaker/sawfish...

Jay
----- Original Message -----
From: "Matt Roper" <matt@mattrope.com>
To: <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Tuesday, December 04, 2001 11:22 PM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] X login screen


> On Tue, Dec 04, 2001 at 01:30:58PM -0800, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > > 1) how do I make it so I get the console login screen (for some reason
I
> > > thought I change the run
> > > level (but that didn't work)).
> >
> > apt-get remove xdm
> >
> > or /etc/rc2.d/S99xdm /etc/rc2.d/s99xdm
>
> If you have KDE or Gnome installed, you may need to get rid of kdm/gdm
> instead.
>
>     rm /etc/rc2.d/S99?dm
>       or
>     chmod -x /etc/rc2.d/S99?dm
>
> should do the trick.
>
> By the way, changing the runlevel in /etc/inittab only applies to
> RedHat-based distributions since they use inittab tell init to
> automatically respawn [x/k/g]dm while running in a certain runlevel.
> Debian takes a different approach and uses the SysV init files in
> /etc/rc#.d to start the login manager a single time.  If the login
> manager dies under Debian, it won't automatically be respawned like it
> does in RH-based distros.
>
>
> Matt
>
>
> >
> > > 2) What did I select during the installation that configured it so
that I'd
> > > get an X login screen
> >
> > you selected X.  i think xdm gets started be default.
> >
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