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get rid of landlord

Reinstalled amd64 Debian etch to have ext3 filesystem throughout.

Netinstall with daily build 20 July, mirror ftp.uni-koeln.de, install
--Desktop environment
--Standard system

whereby I got gnome and I have not yet found a way to get rid of it (or, 
preferably, set it aside, to use it for e-mail should my i386 machine go 

I have written in my home a .Xsession file

xrdb -load $HOME/.Xresources
exec xterm

however, instead of getting the expected
from where to launch, if wanted,
and then, if wanted,

(as I am used to do on the i386 machine, while on previous installation of 
amd64 I neither had kde nor gnome, but only jwm)

I get the yellow flower of gnome, from which user/pass leads to term window in 
X system and from which I am unable to get rid of the X system.

I tried to configure

#update-alternatives --config x-window-manager
but the answer is that there is only /usr/bin/metacity
(which is not true, because there is also /usr/bin/xterm).

Well, this gnome has taken possession of my machine. I know Windows little, 
but it seems something like that.

I came to amd64 for calculations, how to get pure
without graphics? gnome not only takes memory but it might interfere with the 

Thanks for help

francesco pietra

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