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Re: windows manager list in KDM



I'm not sure of this, but I think you might be seeking

update-alternatives --config x-session-manager

Let me know if that works for you.

Vineet

* techlists (techlists@techgod.net) [010702 14:29]:
> 
> I just had the problem on 2 computers.  I recently did a fresh install of
> Debian 2.2 r2 on my Desktop and my Laptop.  I installed most
> packages,xfree86, gnome, etc....  From the cd it installs XDM, and makes
> Window maker my default.  No biggy, because untill I started using KDE,
> window maker was my choice.  So then I connected to the net, set Debian in
> my sources list, then did an apt-get update && apt-get upgrade.
> 
> After that, comes my first question,  Since the default install use XDM, and
> I now have gnome and Window Maker, Where do I set which one starts as
> default?
> 
> After the update I select to install GDM, to make sure everything is working
> fine.  Once installed and after a reboot, GDM comes up and I see in its
> session menu list, I have the selections for Debian(window maker) and Gnome.
>  I leave Debian(window makes) as default.  So far so good.
> 
> Now, I add kde.debian.net into my sources list, Update, and using Dselect
> add task-kde.  I check and make sure, and it's set to install KDM, and
> remove GDM.  After everything is finished, I reboot.  Now the real problem.
> The sessions list on the KDM only has 2 listings, default and failsafe.
> Default is Window maker.  So what the H@## happened to Gnome, and why is KDE
> not listed.  If I log into default(window maker), on the menu, under window
> managers, all are listed, and I can change between them.  So, why is it not
> in the KDM sessions list.  I first thought this was just a glitch, but it
> happened on both computers.  I hope someone can help.
> 
> Wayne
> 
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