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Old 05-01-2002, 04:08 PM   #1
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Question ./startkde ... questions :(

cd usr/bin

xsetroot: unable to open display ''
xset: unable to open display ""
Xset: unable to open display ""
ksplash: cannot connect to X server
Aborting. $DISPLAY is not set.
ksmserver: cannot connect to X server
connect() failed: : No such file or directory

I am a total linux newb when it comes to shell, I just code muds dangit :P
I want running ethernet and I'm happy, hehe. Anyways, I do pretty good if I can get KDE running, but I'm having a problem getting that so far. I did a server install of RH 7.2, so whatever else you need let me know. Thanks much for reading.

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try startx

when installing server class in Redhat, there's no GUI install by default.
Old 05-01-2002, 05:05 PM   #3
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Ok, reverting from the ./startkde to the startx command, I get a long long list followed by, "No screens found."

Where can I go to fix this? Thanks, Atroxic
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run Xconfigurator to errrr.. reconfigure X.
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Just posted the answer for the same question
export DISPLAY=localhost:0.0


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