Installing multiple window manager

Pierre Girard pierre.girard at
Mon Apr 2 17:08:33 UTC 2012

Le 2012-04-02 10:25, Avi Greenbury a écrit :
 > On Mon, 02 Apr 2012 10:04:27 -0400
 > Pierre Girard<pierre.girard at>  wrote:
 >> I'm starting to think so too. I'll try to find a different machine to
 >> try it on.

I installed kubuntu on a different machine and a VM and it works 
correctly. This seems to indicate something is happening on the test 
machine I'm using, but I don't know what and how to fix it.

 > I'd be tempted to try this:
 > 2) stop the KDE display manager
 >       service kdm stop

kde is not running, lightdm is. I stopped lightdm and started kde 
instead and same result.

 > 3) start the Gnome one
 >       service gdm start

I don't have that service.

Video card is:
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV34 [GeForce FX 
5200] (rev a1)

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