F7 aarrghh : how get gnome back?

Bob Goodwin USA bobgoodwin at wildblue.net
Sat Jul 12 20:01:53 UTC 2008

Beartooth wrote:
> 	I have an oldish (four or five year) machine, which I thought had 
> major mechanical failure -- it would boot from any live CD, but not from 
> the hard drive. Then a young friend who speaks hardware came and ran 
> tests on it. He concluded that it just wasn't up to F9.
> 	So I DBANned it, and installed F7 from a live CD I still had.
> 	I've been tweaking the install with pirut -- and frequent reboots 
> to be sure I hadn't broken anything. On the last one, logging in as user, 
> I decided to make sure it not only brought up Gnome, but had Gnome as the 
> default session.
> 	I got a little hasty and careless, hitting enter to soon -- and 
> *very* inadvertently made the default session KDE, which I happen to be 
> intensely allergic to.
> 	I can't remember the exact name of the app that lets you change 
> -- and KDE is acting as if Gnome either didn't exist, or were taboo. 
> 	What do I do to get Gnome back onto the login session menu??
switchdesk?  Get it from yum.


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