Re: Current WM - Lenny
On Tue, 12 May 2009, Andrei Popescu wrote:
On Ma,12.mai.09, 17:22:35, Miguel Obliviemo wrote:
You install the WM/DE you want (by using your preferred package manager)
I don't understand. I used apt-get, and it (fvwm) is on the machine.
I don't know what "preferred package manager" means.
There are many package managers, use the one you like (aptitude,
and then in GDM, before you login, you just choose your "session".
In GDM, before I log in, I don't see an option to choose a session, I
just see a place to enter the login name.
It depends on the theme, but with the "Debian Moreblue Orbit" theme
there are three buttons at the bottom-left: "Language", "Session" and
Sorry to be so very dumb. It was there and I had never noticed. And it
has a menu to select other window managers, exactly as you say.
I found it when I cold booted and found that the gdm login didn't
respond to the keyboard, so I had to stay there and look around. And
found what I'd never seen before, including "Session", and including
under "Actions", fortunately, an option to reboot by mouse click.