Fail to start KDE

Stephen Liu satimis at
Tue Feb 24 05:53:39 PST 2004

>>- snip -
>>After starting 3 'Xterm windows' I can start KDE 3.1 from any one of the 
>>'Xterm window' with;
>># startkde
>>It worked with KDE started.
>>3) On INIT 3/text mode I can login either as 'root' or as 'user' with 
>>correct password without problem
>I haven't used xdm in ttys for a long time, and suspect this is an
>obsolete method.  If you enter "kdm &" at a root prompt, kdm should
Hi Mike,

Tks for your advice which works. 

What is '&' for

>I don't see why you shouldn't put it into /usr/local/etc/rc.d
>to make it work on startup, and I am pretty sure I used to run it 
>that way.
/usr/local/etc/rc.d  is a directory.  Whether you recommend to create a 
file with only a single line :- 'Kdm &' (without quote) on it and save 
it to  /usr/local/etc/rc.d/

Shall I 'chmod 775' the file created?  Files in /usr/local/etc/rc.d/ 
directory have an extension '.h'.  Shall I name the file as xxx.h?



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