Continuing problem (not) running kde3 from kdm

Steve King stevenking66 at
Wed Mar 10 20:38:29 GMT 2004

Steve King wrote:
>>If I log on through kdm, instead of getting the desktop I get what I
>>think is an xterm window. 
>> Have I maybe got something missing that tells kdm where to find Xsession? 
>> Remember that if my chooser is xdm, then KDE comes up OK; I imagine that is 
>> running the /etc/X11/xdm/Xsession? But who knows...
>There should be a line in your: "$KDEDIR/share/config/kdm/kdmrc" file:
>        [X-*-Core]
>        Session=/opt/kde3/share/config/kdm/Xsession

Thanks - that was the problem. 

As that crucial line was missing, I am wondering what others might be missing. 
Do anyone have a "standard" kdmrc file anywhere?


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