On Sun, Apr 08, 2001 at 07:45:43PM -0700, Aaron wrote: > This may sound dumb, but how do I remove xdm? I am new to debian and don't > know how to do this. And once xdm is removed will the system then use > .xinitrc and start gnome? > Run dselect as root. The .xinitrc file will be used when running startx from the console (the system won't start with a GUI login). I've never used xdm, but according to the man page it uses .xsession.