[kde-linux] running kde4 as non-root

Peter vmail at mycircuit.org
Thu Apr 23 20:04:19 UTC 2009

> set kdm ad default login manager and use /etc/init.d/xdm start
> or similar service. if you use startx you'll just start an xserver for 
> the current user, while when starting the service you'll get a login 
> windows (kdm/gdm/xdm) manager in which you can logon as user.
> -- 
Thanks a lot, but given that I run startx as a normal user from the 
command line, why can't I start kde as other windowmanagers ( fluxbox, 
xmonad )  from a non-priviledged account ?

I would prefer to login in a command-line and start kde when I need it 
as an unpriviledged user.


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