[K12OSN] IceWM as default in 4.4....still need some help

Robert Arkiletian robark at gmail.com
Sat Jan 7 03:42:07 UTC 2006

On 1/6/06, Nick Fenger <nickfmail4-lists at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Robert,
> 2 questions
> Is this still the method you would recommend to make icewm the only option
> for all users?
> https://listman.redhat.com/archives/k12osn/2005-August/msg00645.html

Yes. But it's probably not the only way to do it.

> ...And...
> Will the script you sent (below) work with those changes to give only a
> specific UID access to Gnome?

Works for me.

> if you followed my previous post you can block everything except icewm.
> Hence
> /etc/X11/gdm/Sessions/IceWM
> will be executed for everyone.
> Now all you need to do is figure out your UID. Lets pretend your UID
> is 500. Stick this
> if [ $UID -eq 500 ];then
> exec /usr/bin/gnome-session
> exit 0
> fi
> at the beginning of etc/X11/gdm/Sessions/IceWM so you will be the only
> one who gets in using GNOME.
Robert Arkiletian
C++ GUI tutorial http://fltk.org/links.php?V19

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