KDE on Cygwin - rootless mode
Wed, 20 Nov 2002 11:34:43 +0200
David Orme wrote:
> Hi all,
> I recently got KDE going on Cygwin in the new X11 rootless mode
> (installed last Thursday through Cygwin setup) and had a couple of
> - It appears that Konquerer (or is it KDesktop?) in KDE 2 and later
> opens a full-screen window, thus defeating rootless mode altogether.
> KFM doesn't do this but instead draws its icons directly on the X root
> window or maybe uses 1 small window per icon. In any case, KFM and
> KDE 1.x works really nicely in Cygwin in rootless mode, including
> drawing icons nicely on the X root window, but I haven't been able to
> duplicate this behavior in KDE 2.x. Does anyone know how to do this?
Yes, see the thread "seamless x server available" on 2002-10-29 for info
on how to do this.
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Edit startkde, change as follows:
[old] kdeinit kcminit +kdesktop +kicker
[new] kdeinit kcminit +kicker
then replace the ksmserver command (further down) with kwin