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Tuesday, June 5th 2007, 3:38pm

startkde by startx


I have Fedora Core 5, and I boot it without X (I have initdefault 3 in /etc/inittab). Then I run the startx script from /etc/rc.local.
startx automaically begins Gnome, and I do not know where it does that.
I need KDE (it is better, and in particular supports VNC). How can I force startx to run startkde instead of Gnome ?



Tuesday, June 5th 2007, 4:32pm

RE: startkde by startx

Hey, double posting is not nice. :evil:

Put 'exec startkde' into your .xinitrc.
If this file does not exist in your home directory just type:

echo 'exec startkde' > .xinitrc

and tap Enter.


Wednesday, June 6th 2007, 9:32am

This worked.