Problems running xfce on opensuse 11.4

houghi houghi at
Mon Nov 21 22:52:01 CET 2011

On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 09:26:55PM +0100, Guido Berhoerster wrote:
> A much easier solution is to switch to GDM which allows you to
> select the session from a menu, it should already be on your
> system if you installed the Xfce pattern. You can switch from xdm
> to gdm by editing /etc/sysconfig/displaymanager, the line that
> says DISPLAYMANAGER="xdm" needs to be changed to

This can be done with YaST. Also possible to do the following:
YaST, System, /etc/Sysconfig Editor. There you go, Desktop, Window
Manager, DEFAULT_WM and select xfce.
Or in /etc/sysconfig/windowmanager

> This is written under the influence of tv channel
> BBC Two (as there was nothing else on).

> I am now watching : The Choir: Military Wives

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