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Date:      Mon, 30 Dec 2002 13:30:03 +0100
From:      Miguel Mendez <>
To:        david <>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: About X windows
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On Mon, 30 Dec 2002 07:26:38 -0500
david <> wrote:


> As root, I typed startx and KDE started up fine.
> But, when I login as a different user and I type startx,
> I don't get the KDE desktop. I get a plain X window
> desktop (i.e three windows and a clock )
> How can I fix this problem. I appreciate your help. Thanks

Create a .xinitrc file in that user's home dir with the following:

exec startkde

That should do it.


        Miguel Mendez -
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