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

Bryan Cassidy b_cassidy at bellsouth.net
Sun Feb 15 04:25:33 PST 2004

Hello there

On Sun, Feb 15, 2004 at 05:23:31AM -0600, Bryan Cassidy wrote:
>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
>>Andy Fawcett                                     | andy at athame.co.uk
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