I have Gnome (default), KDE4 and KDE3 installed.

When I log out, GDM kicks in and I can select other desktop than Gnome -- among window managers, there is KDE4 (as KDE), but no KDE3.

Question: how to make KDE3 visible for GDM, so I could select it?

openSUSE 11.4.

2 Answers 2


Found out even more general solution:


it is described how to modify any session manager to "see" any session type. In my case it was sufficient to copy kde4.desktop to kde3.desktop and change the prefix path from /usr/ to /opt/kde3.


Install kdebase3-session package.

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