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And after log in as root, when I type " startx ", KDE loads just fine.
As a side note, running as root is a bad idea (as stated about 3 million times on these forums and elsewhere). It would be best to add a normal user and use that. You can then "su" to root whenever you need to perform administrative tasks (like installing programs).
Thanks guys I know about that. This PC I have bought purely for experimental purpose, to learn Linux and Solaris, and hence there is not a single byte of data whatsoever on it. Moreover I format both HDs completely, almost every other day and start all over again for one or another reason.
Right now I have like 9 OSes installed on this PC along with Vista Ultimate and few weeks back I knew nothing of Linux / Multi Booting, and I also know I have a looooong way to go.
Thanks again guys. I highly appreciate your help. - Jags
Well, I would still suggest learning to create and use a normal user if you want to learn Linux (in case you ever need to use it for anything non-experimental, whether it's on a machine you own or not).