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Old 10-22-2006, 03:20 PM   #1
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kde help


well i got free bsd 5.2 and i login as root
so how do i get into kde grafics u mean like when it boots it going into kde insted of text blah
 
Old 10-22-2006, 03:31 PM   #2
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try "startx"
 
Old 10-22-2006, 03:38 PM   #3
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Or "startkde".

How is this system setup? e.g. did you install BSD and then kde?
Have you changed any configuration files?
 
Old 10-22-2006, 03:39 PM   #4
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umm my freebsd came with freebsd
 
Old 10-22-2006, 03:47 PM   #5
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FreeBSD does not install a window manager in the default install IIRC - you need to use ports or the package repository to install one(and perhaps an X server too...)
 
Old 10-22-2006, 03:48 PM   #6
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Quote:
Originally Posted by slack boy
umm my freebsd came with freebsd
That's amazingly intuitive.
 
Old 10-22-2006, 03:48 PM   #7
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Take a look here for a solution on how to start KDM at boot time. You shouldn't really login to a desktop environment as the root user and thats why you have to create normal user accounts.
 
Old 10-22-2006, 03:48 PM   #8
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ok should i pop in install disk and install it
 
Old 10-22-2006, 03:51 PM   #9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by slack boy
umm my freebsd came with freebsd
If someone asks you 3 very specific questions and this is all you can say, then our ability to help you will be extremely limited.

Even the answer you DID give is nonsense--its like saying that your computer came with a computer
 
Old 10-22-2006, 03:59 PM   #10
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The advice given by reddazz is the best. And you just need to reboot or -HUP init to bring it up.
 
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