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Re: [rhn-users] Strange - I select KDE during login, but wind up with GNOME


I may have jumped the gun a little with the solution I offered.

By default, RedHat uses GNOME's desktop (window) manager. The solution I 
offered would change the default desktop manager from GNOME to KDE. Not sure 
if that would solve the problem you're experiencing, but if you tend to use 
KDE more than GNOME, it wouldn't hurt to try it.

I had a similar problem with a corrupt KDE config file awhile back. I'm not 
sure what I did to resolve it. I think I was playing around with other window 
managers at the time.


On Monday 26 May 2003 10:13 am, you wrote:
> It worked just that way for me too, until a few days ago.  All of
> sudden, after I logged off, rebooted, and logged back in something was
> whacked in the set up for that particular user id - the KDE for root and
> another user id continued to work properly.
> For the "corrupt" account, everything would look just fine while logging
> in; the KDE would start up (looking just as I expected), Evolution would
> start up, GAIM would start up, KNode would start up (all automatically,
> since I'd saved the session), then WHAM! here's GNOME also (mostly; I
> still had KDE taskbar and menu).
> Maybe if I'd known how to kill the GNOME process, then saved the session
> and restarted, everything would've been fine.  But I'm still too green
> to know how to do that...
> On Mon, 2003-05-26 at 08:36, R. J. Young wrote:
> > Hi Tom,
> >
> > I am a relatively new user>  Am I missing something in what your trouble
> > is?  I change desktops at login by choosing the one I want for the new
> > session from the button at the bottom of the screen.  I have not tried
> > this with RH 9, so I am not giving you my experience with it.  This
> > works fine with RH 8.0.
> >
> > Rick
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