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On Tue, Apr 03, 2001 at 05:31:16PM -0500, Brian Nelson wrote:
> Try:
> update-alternatives --config x-window-manager
> though this doesn't always as expected for me.  'apt-get install kdm' might
> work too.  I have not yet figured out exactly how debian determines
> what window manager to run.  For me, it seems to decide arbitrarily...
> -Brian
> On Tue, Apr 03, 2001 at 10:36:08AM -0300, Ted Gervais wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > Well I finally got the KDE stuff loaded unto my newly installed Debian 
> > System. And it works well. However, how do I change things so KDE desktop is 
> > the default. Right now it is FVWM??  I thought it might be in a file called 
> > .xinit, or .xsession etc in my users directory but not so..

I do not run KDE, but I don't believe that update-alternatives is what you
need here. apt-get install kdm will most likely work or:

Try creating in your HOME directory .xsession. In .xsession put:
	exec startkde

Probably needs it to be executable so, $ chmod 755 .xsession. 
Should work.

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