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Re: How do I enable Gnome environment?

On Sun, Nov 19, 2000 at 06:56:32PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> "Michael P. Soulier" <msoulier@storm.ca> wrote:
> >On Sun, Nov 19, 2000 at 10:56:19AM -0500, Stan Brown wrote:
> >> 	OK, I seem to have manged to get X configured thanks to peoples
> >> 	help on this list explaining the use of anXious. Nice tool BTW.
> >> 
> >> 	Now, how do I get Gnome to start up when I log in to the xdm
> >> 	session? Or do I need to replace xdm with gdm?
> >
> >    Nope. gdm's nicer, but xdm is fine. Just fire up gnome in your
> >.xsessions file. 
> >
> >    ie. echo "exec gnome-session" > $HOME/.xsession
> Eek. 'echo "exec gnome-session" >> $HOME/.xsession' (note >>), surely?

    Not of there's an exec already in the file, hence the > . 

    Granted, if he wants say, xrdb -merge $HOME/.Xdefaults above it, then he
should be using Vi or Emacs, not echo. ;-)


Michael P. Soulier <msoulier@storm.ca>
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