Re: Changing Default Display Mgr
On (07/06/04 16:09), J. Preiss wrote:
> > "apt-get install kde kdm"
> > If kdm is already installed, then do "dpkg-reconfigure kdm".
> > Select "kdm" as your default display manager. (If it doesn't take, try
> > again, select one of the other managers, then repeat the process a final
> > time and select kdm.)
> > If kdm doesn't start, either reboot or "/etc/init.d/kdm start", then at
> > the login screen make sure KDE is your window manager before logging in.
> This does not work... I hav gdm and xdm installed, I always see the lines
> starting kdm....
> starting gdm.... (gdm not default manager)
> starting xdm.... (xdm not default manager)
> and thats all, then I have to login on the console. When I make a
> dpk-reconfigure kdm, and I change gdm, then really strange things happen. But
> ok, thats nonsense.
FWIW I have both xdm and kdm installed and kdm starts in preference.
xdm doesn't start. I tried removing xdm a while ago but aptitude
indicated that other essential things (I can't remember what) would be
removed and so I left it.
Perhaps you need to reinstall xdm and then reconfigure kdm?
> Then I uninstalled xdm and gdm, but still I have to login on console and call
> startx manually.
> Maybe I should write the package maintainer of the kde package? Something
> seems to be wrong with that kde script (?)
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