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How to switch the display manager to mdm?

asked 2012-08-16 12:57:19 -0500

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updated 2014-09-30 06:44:58 -0500

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I just installed MATE on Fedora 17, and would like to switch the display manager over to mdm from the default. How do I accomplish this?

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answered 2012-08-20 11:50:10 -0500

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updated 2012-08-20 11:52:17 -0500

Edit the file /etc/sysconfig/desktop (as root):

PREFERRED=/usr/bin/mate-session

DISPLAYMANAGER=/usr/sbin/mdm

and reboot.

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