__/ [Roy Schestowitz] on Thursday 27 October 2005 06:22 \__
> I recently installed SuSE 9.3 on a new machine. After doing a comprehensive
> YaST Online Update, KDE seems to have been broken. In SuSE's defence, I did
> take a few risks and ignored potential system inconsistencies. Now,
> whenever I log in, I believe I am put in TWM (if I recall correctly) and I
> can open xterm and 'startkde'. I see some errors generated and KDE is then
> badly embedded in TWM. I can handle that KDE session, but it is badly
> fragmented. Is there any way out of this mess?
Thanks for your kind help. The problem is now solved.
The solution is described here:
Create or open the file ~/.xinitrc
If you already have a working ~/.xinitrc, go to the next step
If one does not already exist, add a line to the ~/.xinitrc to start
your preferred window manager or desktop environment.
For KDE you should enter:
For other window managers or desktop environments, you should look in
their documentation for the correct command.
Make a link as follows:
ln -s ~/.xinitrc ~/.xsession