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Re: Switchdesk in FC5 ? -



Bob Goodwin wrote:

>>>>Switchdesk is not installed by default. Try "yum install switchdesk"
>>>>followed by "yum install "switchdesk-gui" at the command-line.

>>As a matter of interest,
>>one can do it directly by editing /etc/sysconfig/desktop .

> Yes, interesting, but on this computer which uses XFCE [changed using
> switchdesk]
> I see the following?
> 
> cat /etc/sysconfig/desktop
>  >> DESKTOP="GNOME"
>  >> DISPLAYMANAGER="GNOME"
>  >> EOF
> 
> Perhaps >> denotes comment?
> 
> I installed Gnome and KDE but normally use neither ...

 
I have
        [tim elizabeth ~]$ cat /etc/sysconfig/desktop
        DESKTOP="KDE"
        DISPLAYMANAGER="KDE"

I changed from GNOME by editing this file.
I guess as you suggest that ">>" means the line is ignored.

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