Re: Can't Start KDE
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On Sunday 22 February 2004 21:20, Robert Tilley <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> On Sunday 22 February 2004 03:26 pm, James Stark wrote:
> > > Needless to say, any help is most wecome. How do you start kdm
> > > from the console?
> > execute:
> > /etc/init.d/kdm start
> > as root.
> This will cause kdm to have root priveleges, will it not? Is this
> good from a security standpoint?
Root privileges are required in order to run xfree86. The kdm initscript
starts the X server.
To the OP: from a virtual console (command line), you can start kde
directly by running:
$ startx /usr/bin/kde3
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