[CentOS] Loading GNOME with GDM
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Thu May 11 12:27:45 UTC 2006
On Thu, 2006-05-11 at 07:25 -0500, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-05-11 at 16:26 +0800, Hairul Ikmal Mohamad Fuzi wrote:
> > Hi,
> > We have a few PC with CentOS 4 installed.
> > By default, it runs to runlevel 5, which displays the GDM.
> > I'm just wondering, how do I actually make the GDM to start GNOME
> > automatically (after a successful login) for all normal user account
> > without having to add 'exec gnome-session' in every user's ~/.xinitrc?
> > The current scenario is, only successful 'root' logins starts the
> > GNOME, while other normal user successful login is presented with the
> > minimalist window manager (which is equivalent to 'Default System
> > Session' from the GDM menu).
> > I'd appreciate if anyone could help me to figure this one out.
> > Thanks!
> > -Ikmal
> This is not the normal default behavior ... something strange is
> happening with your setup.
> Maybe you didn't install the normal Gnome group but removed some of the
> default gnome programs.
> If you think you did do a default gnome install .... here is how to
> test it:
> yum groupinstall "X Window System" "GNOME Desktop Environment"
> That will tell you any default programs that you don't currently
> have ... not have some of the programs can affect the default user
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