need assistance reconfiguring new build of KDE

Christian Müller cmueller at
Wed Apr 16 08:18:28 BST 2003

Am Dienstag, 15. April 2003 10:28 schrieb Christian Herzyk:
> I think that Gentoo handles it the following way.
> The config files for 3.1 are in .kde3.1 the ones for 3.0.x in .kde3
> Any kde version (at least from 3.0 onwards) are looking for their config
> files in .kde.
> So when you choose a version in kdm a .kde symlink is created/changed so
> that it points to the apropriate directory.

Well, that may well be part of the problems me or Dan are experiencing:  
- I don't use kdm but plain startx
- Dan stated that he runs /usr/kde/3.1/bin/startkde from ~/.vnc/xstartup.  

Maybe this mechanism isn't in effect then. Not sure, though.

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