Strange X problem
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Fri Oct 6 17:23:46 PDT 2006
--- Paul Schmehl <pauls at utdallas.edu> wrote:
> --On Friday, October 06, 2006 15:10:21 -0400 "Bob
> <bob.middaugh at comcast.net> wrote:
> >> >
> >> Therein lies the problem. There *is* an entry in
> >> ttyv8 "/usr/local/bin/kdm -nodaemon" xterm
> on secure
> >> Guess I'll just start double-checking everything.
> Maybe there's a typo
> >> somewhere.
> > Is your path to kdm correct? I've never used KDE,
> so I don't know for
> > sure, but that entry in /etc/ttys is all you
> should need.
> find / -name kdm
> Paul Schmehl (pauls at utdallas.edu)
> Adjunct Information Security Officer
> The University of Texas at Dallas
"For FreeBSD, edit /etc/ttys and find the line like
ttyv8 "/usr/X11R6/bin/xdm -nodaemon" xterm off
and edit it to this:
ttyv8 "/usr/local/bin/kdm" xterm on secure
Most other distributions are a variation of one
At this stage, you can test kdm again by bringing your
system to the runlevel that should now run kdm. To do
so, issue a command like this:"
-nodaemon is the problem. that is for running kdm from
the command line.
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