KDM and FreeBSD?

Chris racerx at makeworld.com
Fri Oct 3 17:43:45 PDT 2003

Change this in /etc/ttys file - reboot, live happy.

ttyv8  "/usr/local/bin/kdm"            xterm   on  secure

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org]On Behalf Of Alex de Kruijff
> Sent: Friday, October 03, 2003 7:38 PM
> To: ecrist at adtechintegrated.com
> Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: KDM and FreeBSD?
> > Hey all,
> >
> > I'm a huge nut of the CLI, but my girlfriend is not.  I've gone
> through a
> > bunch of the documentation on
> >
> http://docs.kde.org/en/3.1/kdebase/kdm/Configuring-your-system-for
> and have gotten as far as test whether I can run
> grog# kdm -nodeamon
> and I get a KDE login screen after a few breif seconds.  Now, how do I
> implement this so that kdm initalizes at boot so my gf can use my FreeBSD
> system without having to type what is, in her words, some "arcane fucking
> command from the old world of DOS."

Any script in /usr/local/etc/rc.d/ gets started at boot time. A script
usaly has a "echo -n 'script name'" that print a message at boot time.


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