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Re: newbie xdm and gnome problems

On Tue, Oct 03, 2000 at 09:15:22PM -0700, Trevor Ramoutar wrote:
> I actually got Debian installed!  Woohoo!!!  However, how do I disable 
> xdm  so that I can log in from the console?  Also I seem to be using 
> WindowMaker, how do I switch to Gnome(which I'm sure I installed. . .).

    You can just remove the xdm symlink from whatever runlevel you're running,
or pick one and then change runlevels to that. Look in /etc/rc?.d for the
details on all the runlevels.
    As for gnome...

    echo "gnome-session" > $HOME/.xinitrc should do the trick...


Michael P. Soulier <msoulier@storm.ca>
"...the word HACK is used as a verb to indicate a massive amount
of nerd-like effort."  -Harley Hahn, A Student's Guide to UNIX

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