On Wed, 29 Jul 2009 18:24:14 +0300, thanos trompoukis <atr0...@gmail.com> wrote:
> It seems to be like an other desktop environment very simple.
> Now when I try startx I can see the same background I could see before
> but now there are 3 windows (x-term) like the console window on KDE 3.5

This is twm. It's a window manager displaying three xterms. It's
not a desktop environment.

> Why KDE not starts?

Because... maybe you're missing the correct startup files. X display
managers (xdm, kdm, gdm) and the startx command behave a bit differently.
The easiest way to be able to use *any* method of starting is to have
the following files in your home directory:

1. ~/.xsession

        source ~/.cshrc
        exec ~/.xinitrc

1. ~/.xinitrc

        [ -f ~/.xmodmaprc ] && xmodmap ~/.xmodmaprc
        # ... your further startup commands here, e. g.
        xsetroot -solid rgb:3b/4c/7a
        xset b 100 1000 15 &
        xset r rate 250 30 &
        xset s off &
        xset -dpms &
        # this starts your desired window manager / DE
        exec startkde

Refer to the KDE documentation about what's the correct name to start
KDE. I think it's "startkde", but I may be wrong because I am not using
KDE, so it's honestly just a guess.

Make sure that both files are +x attributes.

        % chmod +x .xinitrc .xsession

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