Kubuntu won't run kdm or kdm-kde4

D. Michael McIntyre michael.mcintyre at rosegardenmusic.com
Mon Apr 14 03:11:09 UTC 2008


On Sunday 13 April 2008, John DeCarlo wrote:
> Any ideas?

I don't really know how any of this works, but I grepped /etc for likely 
suspects, and came up with this one:

/etc/X11/default-display-manager

Mine contains one line:

$ cat X11/default-display-manager
/usr/bin/kdm

I'm guessing yours probably has gdm or xdm in it or something, so neither kdm 
nor kdm-kde4 will run.  It sounds like a bug that dpkg-reconfigure didn't set 
it up correctly, if that proves to be the case.

But this is all intuition, and no first-hand knowledge, so I could be way off 
base.
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D. Michael McIntyre 




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