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wanting2learn
24-Feb-2013, 21:29
I have SLES 11 and it has Gnome installed by default.

I can start the Gnome Display by running:
/usr/sbin/gdm

I have a problem loggin in via this method (I have another post about this) so I want to try to install KDE and see if it works. As I cannot log in I can't use YAST so I have to use the command line.

I install KDE by doing the following
zypper in kdebase4-runtime-4.3.5-0.1.97.x86_64.rpm

This installs several KDE binaries for example:
/usr/bin/kde4
/usr/bin/kde4-menu
/usr/bin/kde4-config
etc

My question is how do I manually launch KDE (Like I did before with gdm)

Thank

malcolmlewis
24-Feb-2013, 21:54
On Sun 24 Feb 2013 08:34:01 PM CST, wanting2learn wrote:


I have SLES 11 and it has Gnome installed by default.

I can start the Gnome Display by running:
/usr/sbin/gdm

I have a problem loggin in via this method (I have another post about
this) so I want to try to install KDE and see if it works. As I cannot
log in I can't use YAST so I have to use the command line.

I install KDE by doing the following
ZYPPER IN KDEBASE4-RUNTIME-4.3.5-0.1.97.X86_64.RPM

This installs several KDE binaries for example:
/usr/bin/kde4
/usr/bin/kde4-menu
/usr/bin/kde4-config
etc

My question is how do I manually launch KDE (Like I did before with
gdm)

Thank




Hi
You can run the command yast (ncurses based) from the command line...
you need to edit the displaymanager file to set kdm in
the /etc/sysconfig editor.

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