kpersonalizer: cannot connect to X server

Matthias Apitz m.apitz at
Wed Nov 28 23:51:19 PST 2007

El día Thursday, November 29, 2007 a las 03:19:51PM +0800, williamkow escribió:

> I am newbie, recently I have installed FreeBSD 6.2-Stable, and manage to
> configure and display the x window manager (X11) using command "startx"
> and then i run command "startkde " and I received error message
> (kpersonalizer: cannot connect to X server)
> However, if i run command "kdm", then it prompt for login screen. I am
> wondering the command "startkde" is not correct way to call KDE. please
> advise me. Thank you.

Do in your HOME directory and without having X11 up:

$ echo "exec startkde" > ~/.xinitrc
$ startx

Matthias Apitz
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