KDE3 does not start when using KDM from KDE3
stevenking66 at yahoo.co.uk
Sun Dec 7 18:57:08 GMT 2003
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I have SUSE 7.3 installed, which came with KDE2. Upgraded with KDE3.4 RPMs,
which all went fine.
If I use the KDE2 version of the KDM chooser, then I can choose to log into a
KDE3 session with no problems, except I cannot control the chooser with
KControl and I do not get the "Start new session" option.
But if I use the KDE3 version of the KDM chooser (by
editing /etc/init.d/kdmrc), when I try to logon to KDE3, the chooser goes
away like normal but all I get in its place is a window with the title
"Default" and the XSystem icon in the title bar. There are no error messages,
just a prompt. The background on the rest of the screen is the chooser
background, not my desktop background. If I type kde3
or /opt/kde3/bin/startkde, I get the "KDE3 starting up" splash and I get into
I've looked at the /opt/kde3/share/config/Xsession and at ~/.xsession. All
seem OK and if I change things in them, the changes have no effect.
I could continue to use the KDE2 KDM chooser, but it is less pretty to look
at, I cannot control it from KControl, and I do not get the option to "Statr
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