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Fail to start KDE



On Sun, 22 Feb 2004 23:46:54 +0800
Stephen Liu <satimis_(_at_)_icare_(_dot_)_com_(_dot_)_hk> wrote:

> Hi all folks,
> 
> Version 5.2
> new installation
> 
> I encountered problem in starting KDE after installation.
> 
> 1)
> KDE installed
> pkg_info | grep kde
> kde-3.1.4 The "meta-port" for KDE
> kdeaddons-3.1.4 Additional plugins and scripts for some KDE applications
> kdeadmin-3.1.4 KDE applications related to system administration
> kdeartwork-3.1.4_1 Additional themes, sounds, wallpapers and window 
> styles for
> kdebase-3.1.4 This package provides the basic applications for the KDE sy
> kdeedu-3.1.4 Collection of entertaining, educational programs for KDE
> kdegames-3.1.4 Games for the KDE integrated X11 desktop
> kdegraphics-3.1.4 Graphics utilities for the KDE3 integrated X11 desktop
> kdelibs-3.1.4_1 This is the base set of libraries needed by KDE programs
> kdemultimedia-3.1.4 Multimedia utilities for the KDE integrated X11 desktop
> kdenetwork-3.1.4 Network-related programs and modules for KDE
> kdepim-3.1.4 Personal Information Management tools for KDE
> kdesdk-3.1.4 KDE Software Development Kit
> kdetoys-3.1.4 Small applications for KDE
> kdeutils-3.1.4 Utilities for the KDE integrated X11 desktop
> kdevelop-2.1.5 Powerful IDE for developing KDE/Qt-based apps
> 
> 2)
> /home/user/.xinitrc file not found
> 
> ls -al /home/user/
> total 22
> drwxr-xr-x 2 satimis wheel 512 Feb 23 05:58 .
> drwxr-xr-x 3 root wheel 512 Feb 23 07:16 ..
> -rw------- 1 satimis wheel 0 Feb 23 05:58 .Xauthority
> -rw-r--r-- 1 satimis wheel 767 Feb 23 07:16 .cshrc
> -rw-r--r-- 1 satimis wheel 248 Feb 23 07:16 .login
> -rw-r--r-- 1 satimis wheel 158 Feb 23 07:16 .login_conf
> -rw------- 1 satimis wheel 373 Feb 23 07:16 .mail_aliases
> -rw-r--r-- 1 satimis wheel 331 Feb 23 07:16 .mailrc
> -rw-r--r-- 1 satimis wheel 797 Feb 23 07:16 .profile
> -rw------- 1 satimis wheel 276 Feb 23 07:16 .rhosts
> -rw-r--r-- 1 satimis wheel 975 Feb 23 07:16 .shrc
> -rw------- 1 satimis wheel 106 Feb 23 05:58 .xsession-errors
> 
> 3)
> cat /home/user/.xsession-errors
> Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
> Xlib: No protocol specified
> Error: Can't open display: :0
> 
> Kindly advise how to fix the problems.
> 
> TIA
> 
> B.R.
> satimis
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Create a file .xinitrc in the home directory, containing the single
line 'startkde &' (without the quotes).  Then try startx again.


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