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Ok, folks, I would like to report SUCCESS! Apparently I forgot the echo "exec startkde" > ~/.xinitrc WOOT! I am posting this from Gentoo and man, I feel like a ...
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    Administrator MikeTbob's Avatar
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    Ok, folks, I would like to report SUCCESS! Apparently I forgot the echo "exec startkde" > ~/.xinitrc
    WOOT!
    I am posting this from Gentoo and man, I feel like a Million bucks, now onto the reading and studying that is required of new Gentoo users. Thanks for all your help.
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    For completeness and neatness, I would run a
    Code:
    emerge -C kde && emerge --depclean && emerge kde-meta
    That would clean up your install, and install the programs you want, not in the monolithic package but individually.

    But either way you got it working and you are happy.

    One more thing. I would have just edited /etc/rc.conf and /etc/conf.d/xdm and added xdm to my default runlevel to start kdm. Once again, much cleaner.

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