Black screen upon starting up Kubuntu

Goh Lip g.lip at
Fri Mar 12 02:13:04 UTC 2010


On 03/12/2010 09:49 AM, Goh Lip wrote:
> On 03/12/2010 03:59 AM, Keith Clark wrote:

>> 'sudo kdm start' results in 'sudo: kdm: command not found'
>> 'startx' results in Ubuntu starting, not Kubuntu.
> It means that you have gnome as default and 'sudo gdm start' will work,
> but will start gnome desktop.
>> That should have been installed with the rest of the KDE package, no?  I
>> installed it and still a black screen as before.
> To get kubuntu, at prompt, 'sudo install kubuntu-desktop'

If you already have kde, and want to change kde as default instead of 
gnome, 'dpkg-reconfigure kdm' will get to to a prompt to ask you if you 
want this as default.

Regards - Goh Lip

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