Re: Preventing kde to start
Following your indicationsn now I have text, X, or kde, at will.
Thanks a lot
On Tuesday 30 May 2006 10:59, Liam O'Toole wrote:
> On Tue, 30 May 2006 09:27:00 +0200
> Francesco Pietra <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On debian 32 etch/sid I am trying from a few days frustratingly to
> > prevent kde from starting at the command <startx>. I already asked
> > for advice but the problem was not solved. I am posing the question
> > again because the position may have been blurred from repeated
> > e-mails.
> > What I want is the X-system (which is what I normally need in
> > combination with Open Motif) and the possibility to start kde from
> > <startkde> only when I need it.
> > Today I updated xserver-org. What I have is:
> > X-Window System version 7.0.0
> > X Protocol Version 11 Rev 0 Release 7.0
> > I removed gdm and xdm with command
> > #apt-get remove gdm kdm xdm
> > Now the system boots to text but <startx> launches both X and,
> > unwillingly, also kde.
> > I forgot before the last step to reconfigure; see what happens:
> > debian:/home/francesco# dpkg -reconfigure kdm
> > dpkg: conflicting actions --control and --remove
> > Type dpkg --help for help about installing and deinstalling packages
> > [*]; Use `dselect' or `aptitude' for user-friendly package management;
> > Type dpkg -Dhelp for a list of dpkg debug flag values;
> > Type dpkg --force-help for a list of forcing options;
> > Type dpkg-deb --help for help about manipulating *.deb files;
> > Type dpkg --license for copyright license and lack of warranty (GNU
> > GPL) [*].
> > Options marked [*] produce a lot of output - pipe it through `less'
> > or `more' !
> > debian:/home/francesco#
> > I understand that there is a conflict but I am unable to solve it.
> > Help please.
> > Thank you
> > francesco pietra
> The quick solution: create a shell script called .Xsession in your home
> directory and invoke whatever clients you wish to run when X starts,
> xrdb -load $HOME/.Xresources
> exec xterm
> This script will be run when you do 'startx'.
> Or if you just want to launch the X Window System alone, why not run
> You might also want to look into the alternatives for x-session-manager
> and x-window-manager under /etc/alternatives.