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authorMurray Stokely <murray@FreeBSD.org>2001-09-02 09:56:55 +0000
committerMurray Stokely <murray@FreeBSD.org>2001-09-02 09:56:55 +0000
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Update information on KDM to reflect reality of KDE 2.2. Point users
at KDE documentation for specifics. This chapter needs a lot of work. PR: docs/29803 Submitted by: Rahul Siddharthan <rsidd@physics.iisc.ernet.in>
Notes
Notes: svn path=/head/; revision=10533
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--- a/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x11/chapter.sgml
+++ b/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x11/chapter.sgml
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
<!--
The FreeBSD Documentation Project
- $FreeBSD: doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x11/chapter.sgml,v 1.50 2001/08/22 05:37:50 murray Exp $
+ $FreeBSD: doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x11/chapter.sgml,v 1.51 2001/08/30 22:44:37 logo Exp $
-->
<chapter id="x11">
@@ -1205,7 +1205,7 @@ DisplayManager.requestPort: 0</screen>
<para>To begin with, run the <application>KDE2</application>
control panel, <command>kcontrol</command>, as
- <username>root</username>. Note: it is generally considered
+ <username>root</username>. It is generally considered
unsafe to run your entire X environment as
<username>root</username>. Instead, run your window manager
as a normal user, open a terminal window (such as
@@ -1236,7 +1236,13 @@ DisplayManager.requestPort: 0</screen>
what your above labels (<application>KDE</application>,
<application>GNOME</application> etc) mean, you need to edit
some more files: the same ones used by <link
- linkend="x-xdm">xdm</link>. In your terminal window, as root,
+ linkend="x-xdm">xdm</link>.
+ <note><para>In <application>KDE 2.2</application> this has
+ changed: <application>kdm</application> now uses its own
+ configuration files. Please see the <application>KDE
+ 2.2</application> documentation for details.</para>
+ </note>
+ In your terminal window, as root,
edit the file
<filename>/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xdm/Xsession</filename>. You
will come across a section in the middle looking like this (by