kdm locale problem

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at acm.org
Sun Jun 15 00:26:11 BST 2003

LeVA wrote:
> Hi!
> I have a rather complicated problem with kdm, and I am from Hungary, but
> I will try to be as clear as I can :)
> Hope that someone could help me.
> So, let's start.

> If I start kde from kdm, I lose my localisation settings in kde. I am 
> using hu_HU in locales. If I start kde from a console with startx, 
> everything is Ok. But when I am starting kde from kdm, ... 

Most probable:  When you start using KDM your start up files 'profile' &/| 
".bash_profile" are not being run.

For them to run, you need for the: "Xsession" script to be a login script.

To do this, simply change the first line of: "Xsession" to:

	#!/bin/bash --login

NOTE: the source code has a script:


that sources the systems: Xsession.

If that is the case, it is: $KDEDIR/share/config/Xsession that needs to be 


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