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Old 16th April 2005, 10:23 PM
Crazysprinkler Offline
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Red face Prefdm

Hey everyone I have tried to get e17 to work, And I am pretty sure I used DIEDRE'S instructions and yum download. I have all the files, and when I go to use Entrance it crashes. Well no I can only get into the safe mode version of the bash shell. But I was wondering if anyone can point me in the right direction to the prefdm file. I have restored the others, But screwed up my copying on prefdm and ended up saving the modified as my back up. Any help will be appreciated. I believe the path is /etc/X11/prefdm so if you were to say

(password for root)

cp /etc/X11/prefdm /home/(yourhomefolder)

That should grab the file to an area you could email.
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Old 16th April 2005, 10:32 PM
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# shut down any graphical boot that might exist
if [ -x /usr/bin/rhgb-client ]; then
/usr/bin/rhgb-client -quit

# We need to source this so that the login screens get translated
[ -f /etc/profile.d/lang.sh ] && . /etc/profile.d/lang.sh

# Run preferred X display manager
if [ -f /etc/sysconfig/desktop ]; then
. /etc/sysconfig/desktop
if [ "$DISPLAYMANAGER" = GNOME ]; then
elif [ "$DISPLAYMANAGER" = KDE ]; then
elif [ "$DISPLAYMANAGER" = XDM ]; then

shopt -s execfail

[ -n "$preferred" ] && exec $preferred $* >/dev/null 2>&1

# Fallbacks, in order
exec gdm $* >/dev/null 2>&1
exec kdm $* >/dev/null 2>&1
exec xdm $* >/dev/null 2>&1

# catch all exit error
exit 1

Just to make you aware, Entrance can cause some issues well at least it did in my set-up
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Old 18th April 2005, 12:46 AM
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Hey there FedoraJim thank you very much. Can you suggest anything as far as getting Entrance to work?
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