[Madlug] kde problem in sles9sp2
willmaier at ml1.net
Mon Sep 12 14:01:23 CDT 2005
On Mon, Sep 12, 2005 at 01:41:12PM -0500, Troy Frank wrote:
> When the system booted, it went straight to the console screen. I
> logged in as root, and tried to load KDE by just typing "kde" and
> hitting enter. That produced the errors below...
* Is there a reason you're running KDE as root? It's generally a
bad idea to run the X server with privileges beyond those
assigned to your regular user (you've added a regular user,
* I think KDE's started using the 'kdestart' command. If you
want the system to boot into a graphical system, consider
installing kdm, xdm or gdm, the three main display managers.
If you don't mind logging in at the console, I'd recommend
adding the following to the end of your $HOME/.xinitrc and
using the 'startx' command to start your graphical sessions:
| exec startkde
You'll want to make sure that that's the only line that starts
with 'exec' in that file...
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