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Changing the default Display Manager

Izhar Firdaus Izhar Firdaus Follow Support Feb 29, 2008 · 1 min read
Changing the default Display Manager
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I little discovery I found out a few days ago through /etc/X11/prefdm, but forgot to blog it. The default display manager in Fedora GNOME is GDM. But sometimes, you might want to switch to a different display manager such as KDM or XDM. One way of doing it is through removing the other DMs and only leave one DM intact. But thats ugly!.

Theres an easy way to do it, which is through /etc/sysconfig/desktop. Create it if its not yet exist and add this line.


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Written by Izhar Firdaus Follow Support
I'm a system architect, data engineer and developer advocate with passion in Free / Open Source software, entrepreneurship, community building, education and martial art. I take enjoyment in bridging and bringing together different FOSS technologies to help businesses and organizations utilize IT infrastructure to aid and optimize their business and organizational process.

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