KDE 4.1 on Fedora 10
annew at kde.org
Sun Dec 21 21:52:07 UTC 2008
On Sunday 21 December 2008 21:25:42 Marcelo Magno T. Sales wrote:
> Em Dom 21 Dez 2008, Anne Wilson escreveu:
> > On Sunday 21 December 2008 20:12:58 Paulo Cavalcanti wrote:
> > > On Sun, Dec 21, 2008 at 6:09 PM, Alain Roger <raf.news at gmail.com>
> > > > > for Fedora 10, only the following command worked well : yum
> > > > > groupinstall
> > > > >
> > > >> > "KDE (K Desktop Environment)"
> > > >
> > > > ok soeverything is installed but i do not have the same interface
> > > > as under Fedora 10 Live KDE 4.1.3.
> > > > howcan i get it ? i did notfind into menu or
> > > > system/administration a piece of word regarding KDE interface.
> > > >
> > > > in fact the yum command only installed all KDE applications and
> > > > tools but did not switch from Gnome environment to KDE one :-(
> > > > any idea ?
> > >
> > > You have to switch in the login screen. Look at the session type in
> > > the panel on the bottom
> > > of the login screen.
> > Paulo, my F10 on my netbook doesn't have the KDE login. If he's
> > seeing what I'm seeing he will only have Restart and Shutdown,
> > together with icons to set accessibility options and to see the
> > bootup messages. Perhaps it can be changed in systemsettings? If
> > so, I haven't found it yet.
> Are you using kdm or gdm?
Dunno <scratches head> I've never seen a login like this anywhere else.
> In gdm, the session type can only be selected
> after filling in the user name, before you confirm the password.
That sounds pretty silly to me :-)
> If you're running gdm and would like to run kdm instead, you need to
> create the file /etc/sysconfig/desktop with the following:
> The first line sets up KDE as the default GUI and the second one tells X
> to use kdm as login manager instead of gdm.
OK, done all that, and I've still got this silly login. I've put in the
username, and even gone as far as entering the password without the Enter that
confirms it. At no point do I see any option to change sessions.
I can send a snapshot if it helps
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