starting kde in 5.3

Huw Wynn-Jones huwwynnjones at
Wed Sep 22 09:41:34 PDT 2004


you new to change your .xinitrc file to read:

exec startkde

the .xinitrc file is found in your home directory ie: /home/huw/.xinitrc

after this kde will run when you type startx

you might want to have a look at the handbook section on kde and kdm, a 
graphical login screen.



On Wednesday 22 September 2004 06:38, pixiedave wrote:
> Hey all, I amused to 4 stable, and have upgraded to 5.3.
> I like that xorg runs out of the box, the old setup sucked!. 
> Anyways, I compiled kde3 from ports. That took forever!  What do I
> need to do to start it?
> startx just runs twm.  I am assuming i need to change a config file,
> but never have done so with x11.
> Thanks Dave

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