jgosney;2132682 Wrote:
> Well, I'm making progress but I'm still stuck. I started out following
> thsundel's route and I build a new SLES box without either KDE or GNOME.
> When it rebooted, it came up in the default xconsole. I launched xterm
> to get to a command prompt and ran yast. I set up the KDE3 repository
> that thsundel pointed out in software repositories then went into
> software management but wasn't quite sure what to pick. So on a hunch,
> I set up the same repository in the patch update settings and it
> appeared to download KDE3.
>
> I rebooted the machine and it came back up in xconsole. Started yast
> again and this time, using malcolmlewis' information, I went into
> software manager and picked kdebase. I appeared to install even more
> kde stuff. Rebooted and it came back up in xconsole again.
>
> Went back into yast and this time I installed kdebase-kdm. Same
> thing.
>
> So now I'm sitting in xconsole trying to figure out how to get kde to
> start on bootup.
>
> What's the next step that I'm missing?


Follow the steps described here: 'KDE3 - openSUSE'
(http://en.opensuse.org/KDE3)

Basically you have to install kdebase3-session package.


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