Installing XFCE4 under SuSE 8.2
fourdan at xfce.org
Thu Jul 17 00:08:44 CEST 2003
I have nothing against kdm, I simply know nothing about it...
On Thu, 2003-07-17 at 02:02, dennis tuchler wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-07-16 at 13:47, Olivier Fourdan wrote:
> > Dennis,
> > the startup scripts provided with xfce are for gdm, not kdm.
> > I also included some stuff for RedHat and Mandrake to pick it up. I know
> > nothing about SuSE actually.
> > As for starting xfce4 from a terminal, try "startxfce4"
> > Cheers,
> > Olivier.
> In the final version of 4, will there be a way to make xfce list itself
> on the KDE startup menu? to make itself the default desktop (with the
> appropriate way of selecting other desktops as taste dictates)?
> I rather like the idea of a relatively spare desktop and xfce seems to
> be the right one. However, I doubt I am alone in wanting some
> flexibility and integration with the kdm as well as gdm.
> dj tuchler
> > On Wed, 2003-07-16 at 22:41, Dennis Tuchler wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2003-07-16 at 15:34, Net Llama! wrote:
> > > > On 07/16/03 13:28, Dennis Tuchler wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > I downloaded xfce4-rc1-rpm-suse82.tar.bz2 and unpacked it to a
> > > > > directory. I then ran yast2 -i * and installed xfce4. After rebooting,
> > > > > I could not call it up.
> > > > >
> > > > > Please advise as to what I should check for.
> > > >
> > > > An error message? A description of what exactly is occuring,and what you
> > > > expect to occur. "could not call it up" doesn't really tell us anything.
> > >
> > > Thank you for your quick response to my note.
> > >
> > > There was no entry on the list of desktops available on the KDE startup
> > > screen and, when I logged onto KDE, opened a terminal and entered "xfce"
> > > or "xfce4" nothing happened except a "command not found" message.
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