How to get desktop to work in Slackware?
Hello. Totally new to Linux as of today. I have most things working, but I cannot start the X windowing system. It is slackware 10.1. Linux 2.4.29.
There is no command named xf86config or XF86Setup as the book described, nor SuperProbe. I can startx, but this produces a black screen, a short flicker of light, and finally a black screen and kde and x crash. I press ctr alt backspace to leave this and the messages left are as follows.
There is a slew of error messages I cannot scroll up to see, most ending in "specifiies undefined mimetype/servicetype "insertsomepathhere"...
The rest of it goes:
startkde: Could not start kdeinit. Check installation
Fatal IO error: client killed
kded: Error: Communication problem with kded, it probably crashed
Error: Can't open display :0
kdeinit: Can't connect to X Server
Then it shuts down and exits.
Any suggestions on what I can do?