Can one use a gnome splash screen

Armin feng.shaun at
Mon Jan 12 20:01:08 UTC 2009

On Monday 12 January 2009 15:01:58 iarly selbir wrote:
> Since f9 you doesn't can change splash screen for gdm ( gnome ), but you
> can install kdm  ( kde )that have support to do it.

On that sense, you can enable KDM by changing the DISPLAYMANAGER and DESKTOP 
variables as follows:

/etc/sysconfig/desktop (create this file if it's not already present) and this 
file should contain:


note that DISPLAYMANAGER is KDE, not KDM!

and if it doesn't work, check to see if you have kdm installed (it should 
probably be in /usr/bin or some other /bin)


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