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Old 02-15-2006, 08:23 AM   #1
isseyas
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Want to startup with command prompt then have KDE when i startx


I have Sarge on an ASUS Pundit and I want to set it up to startup with the command prompt and then have KDE as my GUI when I 'startx' I've been trying different things in the /etc/X11/ directory but I think I'm doing more damage then good. Thanks for any help.

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Old 02-15-2006, 08:35 AM   #2
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you can use:

/usr/X11R6/bin/xwmconfig

if it's not insatlled i dare say you can apt-get it.
 
Old 02-15-2006, 09:04 AM   #3
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The way I do it is to comment out the line in /etc/X11/default_window_manager. It isn't the most eloquent way to do it, but it works.

Then create a file ".xinitrc" in your home directory that contains the line "exec startkde" or "exec gnome-session" or "exec whatever-wm-you're-using". When you type "startx" KDE will start.

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Old 02-15-2006, 10:40 AM   #4
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oxleyk, ussing the same .xinitrc, you could use directly
xinit $(HOME)/.xinitrc
 
Old 02-16-2006, 09:33 PM   #5
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apt-get install sysv-rc-conf
run sysv-rc-conf
untick *dm for your default runlevel
 
Old 02-17-2006, 08:10 AM   #6
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hey thanks for all the help
i'm trying a couple of these ideas to see which works best
 
  


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