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Old 09-27-2003, 12:12 AM   #1
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how to start kde

i had install Xfree in redhat Os .. but

if i write startx .. X server is running properly but the kde or gnome not start ..
Old 09-27-2003, 12:39 AM   #2
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Do you have kde installed? TO start kde, the command is 'startkde'
Old 09-27-2003, 12:40 AM   #3
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What do you get when you type startx?
Old 09-27-2003, 09:45 AM   #4
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To specify the default desktop, you will need to edit /etc/sysconfig/desktop and add KDE or GNOME to the desktop line.
Old 09-27-2003, 12:57 PM   #5
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i'm using startkde command

it's show proplem .. that said cannot connect to X server ..

iv write startx ... x server was running .. then saw only a terminal window and some menu's ..
Old 09-27-2003, 01:05 PM   #6
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At your terminal window type
gedit .xinitrc

If there is anything in there, delete it
put in
exec gnome-session
Old 09-27-2003, 01:06 PM   #7
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Run xwmconfig to choose the default window manager (you sound like your using something other than kde). Then run startx.
Old 09-27-2003, 08:07 PM   #8
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can't use xwmconfig coz the problem in redhat .. kde cannot start after reinstall xfree ..

how to start kde or gnome after reinstall xfree .. i use redhat 9 ..


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