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Re: How to start KDE from a console prompt?



Ron Johnson wrote:

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> Hi,
> 
> To enter GNOME, I type "startx".  I tried entering KDE by typing
> "startkde" which I what I remember doing a couple of years ago when
> I last tried it.  But it can't start X.
> 
> Anyone have any clues?
> 
> $ startkde
> xsetroot:  unable to open display ''
> xset:  unable to open display ""
> xsetroot:  unable to open display ''


Others have given you good suggestions. Another approach is to just do

xinit

and once X starts, there will be an xterm in which you can type startkde.

hth
raju
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Kamaraju S Kusumanchi
http://www.people.cornell.edu/pages/kk288/
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