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[opensuse-factory] /etc/sysconfig/windowmanager out of date
There is no real man page for this config file. Its a text file that's
ostensibly self-documenting. Apparently it hasn't been updated in a very long
time. Most recent touch to a bug report with string "/windowmanager" in
summary was over 4 years ago (gdm ignores DEFAULT_WM...). Here's TW's list of
possibilities for the windowmanager to be used by default:

## Type: string(gnome,kde4,kde,lxde,xfce,twm,icewm)

As it apparently has been since the beginning of time, a minimal X
installation preserves this too:


I don't know if kde4 ever worked in it. Instead,


has been required for KDE4 to start by running simply 'startx' from a vtty.
It does not work for Plasma5. That it doesn't is why the problem reported in was discovered. What
does, or should, cause Plasma5 to be the default? Is there any doc that
explains? Are there other missing or obsolete types?
"The wise are known for their understanding, and pleasant
words are persuasive." Proverbs 16:21 (New Living Translation)

Team OS/2 ** Reg. Linux User #211409 ** a11y rocks!

Felix Miata ***
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