On 10/11/06 11:05, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-10-11 at 10:48 -0500, Eric Schuele wrote:
>> On 10/11/2006 10:17, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
>>> On Wed, 2006-10-11 at 08:58 -0500, Eric Schuele wrote:
>>>> I recently rebuilt my machine. I just installed gdm, and went to
>>>> setting it up the way I like. I need to edit my gdm.conf file... yet I
>>>> don't seem to have one.
>>>> Can anyone tell me where it is, or why I would not have one? There
>>>> definitely is not one on my machine.
>>> Use custom.conf or the gdmsetup utility instead.
>> Once upon a time I setup gdm to launch my .xsession file when I logged
>> in. This required that I edit gdm.conf and change the
>> SessionDesktopDir such that: SessionDesktopDir=/usr/X11R6/etc/gdm/Sessions/
>> If I were to do this in custom.conf (which is basically empty), what
>> section would I do it in?
> This shouldn't be necessary, but it's under the daemon section.
Thanks, I'll try it.
What is the correct way to do what I am trying to accomplish?
All I want is for gdm to be an "xdm replacement". Meaning, I simply
want to log in via gdm and then have gdm run my .xsession file as a
script to setup my window manager, start some apps, etc.
Here is a link to the problem description and the solution I found last
time I had this problem:
>> Or is there some other (better) way to accomplish this. Since I do not
>> use Gnome in any way (just gdm)... I need a way (my .xsession file) to
>> get things up and on their feet.