How do I set Xfce as my gdm default?

Christoph Wickert christoph.wickert at
Sun Dec 18 19:17:28 UTC 2011

Am Sonntag, den 18.12.2011, 11:10 -0800 schrieb Todd And Margo Chester:

> When I next get to the server with this issue, I will
> change PREFERRED to "/usr/bin/startxfce4" and see what
> happens.   I will get back.

Right, that should do the trick. This is explained in
and /usr/share/doc/initscripts-*/sysconfig.txt.

Unfortunately it only works with gdm 2.x, 3.0
ignores /etc/sysconfig/desktop completely.


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