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Old 10-29-2003, 09:21 AM   #1
Registered: Jun 2003
Distribution: mdk 9.1 , gentoo
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how to run KDE without firt running standard window menager... xfree config....

i have installed xfree86 on my gentoo
i configured it..

but when i:

# startx

there starts simple window menager... but i want KDE!!

so when i:

# startkde

i see error that it cant connect to X server...

so i do that:

# startx

then (in the xterm on y default window menager) i

# startkde

but kde is loading into window of my basic window menager...

what i should change and where to make KDE my basic window menager ?
Old 10-29-2003, 09:42 AM   #2
Registered: Oct 2003
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Distribution: Gentoo, FreeBSD
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just edit /etc/rc.conf so it contains DISPLAYMANAGER=kdm, instead of DISPLAYMANAGER=xdm
if you want X to start up when computer boot, then run rc-update add xdm default


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