GDM in fedora 11 is not configurable. KDM – KDE Display manger offers stunning interface with themes To change to KDM make a file in /etc/sysconfig/ ie – must be root [[email protected] etc]# vim /etc/sysconfig/desktop DESKTOP=”GNOME” DISPLAYMANAGER=”KDE” put these lines in it . Save Logout If not working Take look at /etc/X11/prefdm Have Fun —!
In Fedora 10 root login is disabled in the gdm welcome screen. In many situations we want to login as root. So change this. 1. Login as an ordinary User into fedora 10 open terminal su – (password for root user) For Security reasons First Create a backup of the file cp -a /etc/pam.d/gdm /etc/pam.d/gdm.orig