Ubuntu Change Display Manager

SO I had a nice setup of gNewSense , an ubuntu based distro with only FOSS repos, in a vbox vm on win7 host and I installed KDE4 on it to see how it was progressing. upon doing this, I set KDM as my default display Manager. When I reboot to see if it worked, I get a the normal list of daemons and st ...

Ubuntu Change display manager?

How can I change my display manager? Ubuntu doesn't have a system control panel like in Mandrake. ...

Ubuntu change display manager

I've a little question, how do I change my display manager? ...

Ubuntu Change Display Manager

I'm a GNOME user. I just tried out KDE 4 and chose on first startup to change the display manager from GDM to the KDE one. How might I switch it back? ...

Ubuntu Change Display Manager

Need a little help here, I have a system where Gnome is the default window manager, but I also have KDE3 & Enlightenment installed also. I can switch between the three options without any problems, but yesterday I downloaded KDE4 and I now have a small problem. During KDE4 setup I was asked whic ...

Ubuntu Change Display Manager?

I have resently switched from GNOME to KDE since, after upgrading to Breezy it gives me better performace.Now, I was woundering how to switch Display manager, from gdm to kdm? It asked me when I was intalling KDE but I didnt think I would keep it then.So... how do I go about shanging my DM? :confuse ...

Ubuntu impossible to change display manager

I looked everywhere on the internet to change my display manager from kdm to gdm, but it always fails. It says that gdm is the default, but I still get the kdm/kde pointer, which I can tell apart from the gdm/gnome one. There is a bug on Launchpad (https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gdm/+bug/ ...

Ubuntu how to change display manager ??

I install kde on ubuntu 8.10, & i set the default display manager to kdm, but now i wanted to change it to previous i.e. gdm.How can i change it ??? ...

Ubuntu Gnome Display Manager not running

I was trying to change my login screen and installed slim from the synaptic package manager. It worked for a little bit until I shut down my computer. When I turned it on the next day the login screen had changed to a screen a never saw before. When I went to the login window it wouldn't open instea ...

Ubuntu GNOME Display Manager

Could Someone help me i want to change in my GNOME display manager on text mode....what command should i issue for that as a root userbecause i want to adjust my gnome display setting...my screen become blank as i installed ubuntu ...

Ubuntu GNOME display manager hanging install?

Ubuntu Fans :popcorn:Have been trying this install about a half dozen times now only to have the system hang when checking the display manager as best I can figure. I am using the Ubuntu Live 810iso which has required restoring my winXP partition between installs. So I get this popup saying "Di ...

Ubuntu GNOME display manager fails on boot

Hi. Yesterday I was prompted to update several packages by update manager, around 54Mb in all. Among the updates were updates for firefox and GNOME. The packages downloaded fine, but as they were being implemented, I recieved a lot of messages telling me that the installation had failed, including o ...

Ubuntu Gnome display manager not starting on boot

I am using Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty. Yesterday, Ubuntu seemed to work fine, but today, gnome display manager does not start. When I trysudo /etc/init.d/gdm restartit says gdm failed to startAny ideas? ...

Ubuntu KDE Display Manager crashes on dv2700

I recently installed the newest Kubuntu release on my HP Pavilion dv2700. I got through the install process just fine, but after I booted up the system, I was changing some basic desktop properties (screen saver, wallpaper, etc) when the display manager crashed. Now, every time I boot up the system, ...

Ubuntu KDE4 Display Manager

I installed Ubuntu 7.10 several months back, then recently upgraded to 8.04. Last night I decided that I would like to add KDE also, so I installed the kubuntu-kde4-desktop metapackage. Everything installed fine, but I noticed that after I changed the display manager from gdm to kdm-kde4, logout tak ...

Ubuntu Install - Display Manager fail

Just got a copy of ubuntu client and everything seems to go fine, after I partition it begins to install then at around 70% my monitor flickers and occasionally I see artifacts sort of effect. Eventually it gives up giving me a message the display manager failed and will try again in 2mins.I am runn ...

Ubuntu No display manager

I am trying to change my desktop manager from gdm to kdm so I edited the /etc/X11/default-display-manager to /kdm and restarted. Now it just loads to command line and I tried to type in /etc/init.d/kdm start and it tells me it wont start because kdm is not the default display manager and then when I ...

Ubuntu Change Display Managers?

Is there any way to change from GDM to a lighter display manager, such as WDM? If not that, anyone want to tell me how to get rid of a display manager altogether so that i just type startx? ...

Ubuntu Gnome Display Manager

guys and gals. Just started using Ubuntu about five days ago (and loving it :razz: ) but i think i've come across my first problem. I was messing around in the sessions area and removed GNOME Display Manager. Now i can't move applications or minimize them...the only way i can get to another applicat ...

Ubuntu Having display manager start a program

I'm trying to install Synergy (http://synergy2.sourceforge.net/). I've got it working almost perfect, but I would like it to start with X so that I can use it even when the logon screen is displayed. From the Synergy install manual:To have the display manager start synergy, edit the Xsetup script.Th ...

Ubuntu 'Gnome display manager not running'

I've loaded Ubuntu 5.10 on my Compaq presario 1688 laptop (AMD K6(2), 192MB, 10GB HD, CD-ROM). The display isn't right. The words in the menu bar at the top of the screen are partly off the screen so that just the bottom 5/8s of the letters of the menus are visible. When I shut off the computer amon ...

Ubuntu GNOME Display Manager Hangs on Startup

Well, I'm about at my wits' end here. I have been using Ubuntu for about 6 months now without any huge problems, until earlier today. I attempted to start Ubuntu, and all I got instead of the login screen was a flashing cursor that just sat there. I figured it locked up while trying to start GNOME, ...

Ubuntu Console Display Manager

I'm not entirely sure this is the right place for this, but I suppose it's a good place to start...Fed up with the overhead of gdm and kdm, and the instability of qingy and slim, I sat down recently and began working on a project dubbed CDM - the Console Display Manager. CDM is a (relatively) full-f ...

Ubuntu Lightweight display manager that allows automatic login?

What is the most lightweight display manager that will allow automatic-login? ...

Ubuntu Default display manager isn't set

When I boot up my computer it finishes the boot splash but then drops a terminal for me to log into. I can start GDM by cd-ing to /etc/init.d/ and then "sudo gdm start"; if I try to start GDM just by "sudo /etc/init.d/gdm start" it says "Not starting GDM: it is not the defau ...

Ubuntu KDE Display Manager crashing on dv2700

I have an HP Pavilion dv2700, standard configuration, that I installed Kubuntu 8.10 on. As soon as I booted it up and logged in, the display manager crashed (I think that's the problem) and now, every time I log in, it automatically crashes. I'm not familiar with Linux, so if anyone has some informa ...

Ubuntu Gnome Display Manager isn't running

You might be using a different display manager, such as KDM (KDE Display Manager), CDE login (dtlogin), or xdm. If you wish to use this feature, then your system will need to be configured to use GDM instead.how do i reconfigure it? ...

Ubuntu Gnome display manager wont fix

~$ sudo dpkg-reconfigure gdmPassword:* Reloading GNOME Display Manager configuration... * Changes will take effect when all current X sessions have ended.invoke-rc.d: initscript gdm, action "reload" failed.as you can see i really want to use gnomes display manager for changing the login wi ...

Ubuntu changing display manager(gdm,kdm)

i ma currently using kde display manager(kdm) as my default display manager. i want to use gnome display manager now. how to set gdm as default display manager. ...

Ubuntu Help! Display manager cannot open

Im using kubuntu and when I load display manager it says:An error occured during your last KDE upgrade leaving an orphaned control moduleYou have third party modules lying aroundAnd it wont load the manager. I know during an installation of java I exited. Then I started getting problems. But I got j ...

Ubuntu GNOME Display Manager not running

I boot into Kubuntu. However, when I log out and log into a new gnome session, the window do not have any title bars. When I attempt to execute a gnome program, e.g., gdmflexiserver, the error message "GDM (The GNOME Display Manager) is not running" How can I fix this? How does one start G ...

Ubuntu Gnome Display Manager Not Running

This is the error message I get when I click on System/Administration/Login WindowYou might in fact be using a different display manager, such as KDM (KDE Display Manager) or xdm. If you still wish to use this feature, either start GDM yourself or ask your system administrator to start GDM. ...

Ubuntu GNOME Display Manager (gdm) - it is not the default...

HiAfter I removed KDE my GDM won't start.GNOME Display Manager (gdm); it is not the default display manager.Anyone know what I should do? ...

Ubuntu kdm display manager kdm not running

i have some problems after each restart. I get this mesage.kdm display manager: kdm not running (var/run/kdm.pid not found)How to fix that! ...

Ubuntu GNOME Display Manager - Segmentation fault

So I recently upgraded from Hoary to Breezy after months of procrastination for fear that it would break. Well, it broke.The upgrade initially seemed to go ok. I think the errors starting popping up after I uninstalled and reinstalled some video progs since my video never worked. My video started ac ...

Ubuntu Change display setting?

I have successfully installed ubuntu, but the display setting are not set right, everything is really big? How do i change the display setting, how is this possible?I'm using the newest version on ubuntu. ...

Ubuntu Change window manager?

Hi, right now im running Ubuntu Hoary (minimal install) and XFCE4 on my Toshiba laptop. I want to change my window manager to PWM http://modeemi.fi/~tuomov/pwm/Anyone knows how to do? - Please help. ...

Ubuntu Change window manager and desktop environment

How to switch desktop environment? Currently I have badly broken Unity, where hardly anything works. (Or is it always like that?) I've installed another desktop environment, e.g. LXDE. How do I switch default windows manager or desktop environment that starts after boot?Ubuntu version 10.10. ...

Ubuntu Change display name of partition

I have Ubuntu 9.10, 9.04 and Windows XP installed. During installation of ubuntu 9.10 I chose the names of mount location for the old ubuntu and linux as /media/ubuntu904 and /media/windows respectively.When I run nautilus as root the displayed names for these partitions are exactly as I wanted: ubu ...

Ubuntu Change display saturation

How can I change the colour saturation on my display?My screen doesn't have any controls for this. My home machine has an nvidia card so I can use the nvidia-settings app to edit the colour saturation there, but my work machine has an intel built-in gpu and I can't for the life of me find anywhere t ...

Ubuntu Change display to 1280x1024 no xorg.conf??

I have successfully run ubuntu for about a year, until I updated to 10.04 which ruined my display resolution and wireless usb card. I decided to try some other distros, but ended up returning to ubuntu, only I made the switch to kubuntu because I prefer the KDE desktop. I tried with both kubuntu and ...

Ubuntu Change Update Manager Settings

I can't find what I'm looking for online.Is there any way to edit the settings for the update manager (the Ubuntu update manager).It only checks for updates when I restart (when it boots back up it checks), I want it to check more frequent. Any ideas? ...

Ubuntu Change window manager

[SOLVED] Is there a simple way to change the window manager from compiz-fusion to metacity ?When I used beryl there was beryl-manager to select the window manager. But I do not see this in the CompizSettings Manager.Any suggestions ? ...

Ubuntu change network manager and sticky notes panel icons?

I have had some success in changing the panel icons for some things like the menu bar, deskbar, trash, etc, but have encountered problems with the network manager and sticky notes panel apps. I cannot find where the icons for these apps are located. Does anyone know where they are so I can change th ...

Ubuntu Change display for install from DVD install

I'm installing Ubuntu 7.04 from the install/live DVD for AMD64. When it gets to the Gnome desktop, the install druid is too large for the window. The only resolutions available in the screen resolution applet are 640x480 and 800x600. I have an LCD panel which I run at 1280x1024 on my Fedora system. ...

Ubuntu change network manager

I was plying with the live cd of Fedora and noticed that the network manager icon allowed you to connect using OpenVPN or VPNC. Is it possible to use that same network manager in Ubuntu? Is it a package I can install to replace or add onto the current network manager?TIATigg ...

Ubuntu gnome display manager and clone HDTV

So I just bought a HDTV that's 1080p (1920x1080). However, I'm having difficulty getting ubuntu to recognize it as a second display. I'm running Ubuntu Feisty Fawn on a dell laptop with the integrated Intel graphics display. My xorg.conf uses the i810 device.When I configured the two heads of the vi ...

Ubuntu Change power manager and volume applet icons

PLEASE HELP ME!!!! I am losing my mind and have been chaning icons all over the place trying to track this down. I don't want to use the Tango / default theme and I want to change the icons for the power manager and the volume control applets. I have read several posts that speak for earlier version ...

Ubuntu Change Display resolution with mesa driver

I managed to start ubuntu with the default mesa driver but I am unable to change the monitor to higher resolution. There is no xorg.conf file. So how to create one and edit it to have higher resolution. In particular, what are the commands to show the modes and refresh rate, etc. ...

Ubuntu default display manager questions

Hello, so I've been playing with the different default display managers for the first time and think I understand the basic deal with them, but I have a few questions that I think can be answered easily by someone who knows init.d or something like that much better than I do. First, gdm was my DDM w ...