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Old 11-30-2007, 09:20 AM   #1
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I am really new to Linux and even more so to Slackware. I installed v12 sucessfully (I think) and logged into the system as ROOT. I am now sitting at the root prompt # .... How do I load the KDE desktop? Thanks!
 
Old 11-30-2007, 11:41 AM   #2
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Using the root account for everyday use is not reccommended. It would be safer if you were to create a normal user account and use that instead. To load up KDE type: startx.
 
Old 11-30-2007, 01:56 PM   #3
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Ya don't run as root for every day use, setup a user account with useradd or adduser then you will login under the user account. And then like has been said just type startx and this will start your KDE.
 
Old 12-01-2007, 12:41 AM   #4
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make sure you run xorgconfig before you run startx, otherwis the display will be messed up
 
  


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