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Old 11-10-2012, 04:05 PM   #1
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Xephyr on KDE 4


I was wondering if anyone has any information on how to configure Xephyr so that I can run another instance of KDE on my KDE?

I have been looking on the web and what I keep finding it once it is installed, it should work or a configuration to kdmrc is needed, but I still keep getting just a black screen (so Xephyr is coming up) and Konsole shows that it is losing connection to the X server. So.. Im kinda lost right now
Old 11-11-2012, 01:52 PM   #2
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a FULL second running KDE at the same time on the same desktop box ?
( and this is not a server connected to thin clients )

And not just a second file manager ?
"dolphin" or "konqueror"
Old 11-11-2012, 06:29 PM   #3
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Well, yea I think that is what I meant?

I saw on a Debian install I was playing with, when I was deciding if I should switch to Debian over Kubuntu or not, an option in the GNOME desktop that said "Login with another window". When I tried it, it brought up GDM and I could login as root and it appeared to be a fully functional, additional desktop. I would assume you can do that in KDE too, right? I am seeing tutorials about it but they jsut dont seem to be working right.


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