DISPLAYMANAGER and WINDOWSMANAGER

Change of Display Manager

Pass root

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sudo -i

Then open /etc/sysconfig/displaymanager with a text editor.

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vim /etc/sysconfig/displaymanager

Display Manager can be changed at line DISPLAYMANAGER="XXX"

Display Manager also called Login Manager can be modified as explained previously.

Main managers are:

For more manager, see here.

If you have trouble with a manager you can temporarily replace it with xdm : DISPLAYMANAGER="xdm".

Change of Window Manager

To change of window manager laso called desktop manager, open /etc/sysconfig/windowmanager.

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vim /etc/sysconfig/windowmanager

At line DEFAULT_WM="XXX",replace XXX with one of these manager : gnome, kde, xfce, lxde, enlightenment, icewm, cinnamon. For example DEFAULT_WM="xfce".

The a reboot it's needed.

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