[K12OSN] Found different way to set IceWM default under GDM (I think)

Tim Litwiller tim at litwiller.net
Fri Sep 3 01:59:39 UTC 2004

Henry Burroughs wrote:

>Looking at the wiki, and chasing scripts down (maybe freedesktop.org can
>cut all the duplicate session scripts down) I have gotten my K12LTSP 4.1
>server setting IceWM as default (without disabling GNOME/KDE/etc) using
>the /etc/sysconfig/desktop file.  All it takes is putting "ICEWM" in
>place of "GNOME", and then adding:
>elif [ "$DESKTOP" = "ICEWM" ]; then
>	PREFERRED=/etc/X11/gdm/Sessions/IceWM
>right under the WINDOWMAKER entry in the /etc/X11/xinit/Xclients file.
>I guess I'll finally get myself setup on the Wiki, and post it.
>Oh, is anyone having duplicate session entries on their menu (multiple
>IceWM/reset desktop....)??  Seems like there are duplicates in other
>locations that GDM looks at.
Yes, I get that too.  I'd really like to remove everything except ICEWM 
from the session menu.

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