[kde-freebsd] KDE 3.2 + startx errors (dcopserver)

Bryan Cassidy b_cassidy at bellsouth.net
Sun Feb 15 02:15:49 PST 2004

OK. That problem fixed. Now when I 'startx' It hangs when Loading
Peripherals and then the splash screen goes away and it just sits there
making me have to do a Control+Alt+Backspace. Any ideas?

On Sun, Feb 15, 2004 at 10:48:39AM +0200, Andy Fawcett wrote:
>On Sunday 15 February 2004 11:19, Bryan Cassidy wrote:
>> I am running FreeBSD 4.9 and have just installed KDE 3.2 from the
>> ports without any errors. I know for a fact I have X configured so it
>> couldnt be that. I added exec startkde to my .xinitrc file and ran
>> 'startx' and I get the following
>> There was an error setting up inter-process communications for KDE.
>> The message returned by the system was:
>> could not read network connection list
>> /home/usr/.DCOPserver_bsdjunky.homeunix.org__0
>> Please check that the dcopserver program is running.
>> Second error I get is
>> Will not save configuration
>> Configuration file "/home/usr/.kde/share/config/kwinrc" not writable
>> Configuration file "/home/usr/.kde/share/config/kdeglobals" not
>> writable
>> Please contact your system admin.
>>  I have tried running 'dcopserver' as usr and as root with no
>> success. Any help would be appreciated.
>As root:
>chown -R youruser:yourgroup /home/usr/.kde
>should fix it.
>If not, you need to check the permissions of those files, and ensure 
>they are:
>-rw------- youruser yourgroup
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