kdm Xsetup

When using KDE, I like to boot into runlevel 4 and have the nice KDM login manager. However, I also like to set the gamma of my screen to a lower value. When booting into runlevel 3, I would just place the following in the beginning of my ~/.xinitrc:

xgamma -gamma 0.4

This approach does not work when booting straight to X and KDM. So, the solution I found was to place the above line in /etc/kde/kdm/Xsetup.

Reboot and it works just fine.

One Comment on “kdm Xsetup”

  1. […] to the case of KDM, this approach does not work when using GDM either. So, after some searching, the solution I found […]

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