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Re: [K12OSN] Change the default WM



On Wed, 15 Jan 2003, Kevin Squire wrote:
>
>I want to change the default WM from GNOME to ICEWM.? Right now we log in
>to runlevel 5 with GDM.? When someone logs in without changeing their
>setting, they get GNOME.? Since my kids are used to using windowsXP, and
>the ctrl-alt-del to log out, (and the lower footprint) I would like to
>use Ice.
>
>I'm sure my question has been answered before, but I can't seem to find
>it.? I have gone back through my old mail, GOOGLED, and check the website
>to no avail.? If you can point me in the right direction, it would be
>greatly appriciated.
>
>Gentgeen

If you are switching between KDE & GNOME, it's easy. Just change the "DESKTOP"
entry in /etc/sysconfig/desktop.

For IceWM, you have to get slightly more creative. This should work:

	cd /etc/X11/gdm/Sessions
	mv Default Default.orig
	ln -s IceWM Default

-Eric





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