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Re: [opensuse] easy kde/gnome/mono questions
  • From: J Sloan <joe@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Dec 2006 15:57:44 -0800
  • Message-id: <459459F8.4030605@xxxxxxxxxx>


Greg Freemyer wrote:
> On 12/22/06, J Sloan <joe@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>
>> If you want to try gnome, just log out of your kde session and log into
>> a gnome session by choosing "gnome" as session type in the login manager.
>
> Okay, I do want to experiment with gnome. I can do as you describe
> and it works fine if I'm at the console from an INIT 5 login.
>
> I normally login via FreeNX. It too has a gnome selection on the
> config page, but I suspect I need to do something in my SUSE box to
> change my default login to gnome. ie. When I try to just change the
> FreeNX client I get a basically blank window, not any icons / control
> panel at all.
>
> FYI: I also tried a simple startx from an INIT 3 text window and KDE
> was launched so obviously my setup has KDE as the default.

I haven't tried freenx specifically, but the grey screen is exactly what you
get in a vnc connection, if you haven't gone into yast and specifically
enabled "remote administration".

Joe
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