xorg & KDE 3.3 startup issues in 5.3 BETA3

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Mon Sep 6 18:15:21 PDT 2004

On Tue, 7 Sep 2004 10:06, Adam Smith wrote:
> When I launch kdm and log in, Xorg ignores my .xsession or .xinitrc files
> (whichever I have created) and loads only an xterm window (with no window
> management around it.)  I need to type 'startkde' in this window to
> actually kick KDE off and get it initiated, and upon closing this window
> Xorg terminates itself.

Xorg doesn't do the ignoring, kdm does.

In the KDM menu select 'Custom' and it will run your .xsession.

I found this too, it's quite annoying :(

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
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