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Re: Changing Default Display Mgr

On Mon, Jun 07, 2004 at 04:09:36PM +0200, J. Preiss wrote:
> > "apt-get install kde kdm"
> > If kdm is already installed, then do "dpkg-reconfigure kdm".
> > Select "kdm" as your default display manager. (If it doesn't take, try
> > again, select one of the other managers, then repeat the process a final
> > time and select kdm.)
> >
> > If kdm doesn't start, either reboot or "/etc/init.d/kdm start", then at
> > the login screen make sure KDE is your window manager before logging in.
> This does not work... I hav gdm and xdm installed, I always see the lines
>   starting kdm.... 
>   starting gdm.... (gdm not default manager)
>   starting xdm.... (xdm not default manager)
> and thats all, then I have to login on the console. When I make a 
> dpk-reconfigure kdm, and I change gdm, then really strange things happen. But 
> ok, thats nonsense.
> Then I uninstalled xdm and gdm, but still I have to login on console and call  
> startx manually. 
> Maybe I should write the package maintainer of the kde package? Something 
> seems to be wrong with that kde script (?)
here may be a hint:
what is in the file /etc/X11/default-display-manager
it should be /usr/bin/kdm.

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